By Koleka Putuma
Gqom and the poetic: Talking to Sho Madjozi
by Koleka Putuma
The poet who became a gqom artist reveals her many names, what it is like to inhabit her musical persona and how she feels about South Africa’s poetry scene.
Sing a black girl’s song: Ntozake Shange’s genius
The late playwright, poet and essayist will always be a guide for coming-to-being and for those seeking their own voices.
I Would Rather Breathe Than Think Outside the Box
South African artists were already working for little to no pay, but the pandemic has unleashed a flood of exploitative work requests right when we need money the most.