Diverse programme at SAWAF as the Playhouse celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Women’s March on Parliament in 1956


The Playhouse Company’s 20th annual South African Women’s Arts Festival (SAWAF) – which is celebrating 60 years since the 1956 Women’s March to Parliament – will take place at the Durban venue from August 11. Continue reading


Maritzburg poet wins prestigious award

KOBUS Moolman admits he still cannot quite believe that his latest poetry anthology, A Book of Rooms (Deep South, 2014), has won the African Poetry Book Fund’s 2015 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry.

The prize was judged by award-winning poet and scholar Gabeba Baderoon and for his efforts Moolman, who teaches creative writing at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, will receive $5,000. Continue reading