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Poetry Events in Africa

Magazines and ezines below

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You can also find useful information about the poetry scene in Africa at the following sites, the list kindly supplied by Joop Bersee of Southern Rain Poetry
Poetry International South Africa.
Univ of Natal

South Africa



The Windybrow Literary Experience
Windybrow Centre For The Arts, 161 Nugget St. (Corner Pietersen St. and Joubert Park)
Host & organiser: Windybrow Centre For The Arts Associates: S.A Writers' Federation (SAWFED) & Southern African Writers' Council (SAWCO)
Gugu: 011-725-6305 (Tel) or 011-725 5006 (Fax) Raks @ 082 968 8955 or Email: or
The Spoken Word
Every Wednesday 7.00pm

SoWhereTo Poetry and Music Project
is a showcase of expression in all artforms, aiming to break the gaps between artforms i.e. poetry, fashion, art, music, theatre etc; as well as promote and further expose the artists that are being showcased.


Africa - Magazines and Ezines also listed in magazine sections.

Lowdown Zambia's on-line poetry magazine.


sweet magazine - South Africa - an online platform for the expression of almost unheard of desires: flash fiction, essays, reviews, poetry and all other matters of substance.