Tapiwa Mugabe: Zimbabwe

“You learnt it was human not womanly to cry.” ― Tapiwa Mugabe Tapiwa Mugabe is the author of a poetry collection called Zimbabwe. This book tackles topics around masculinity, immigration, love and family relations. In this episode, Letlhogonolo Mokgoroane conversed with Tapiwa about when he started writing, books, life in the UK and his future […]

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Shailja Patel: Migritude

Migritude is a term coined by the ineffable Shailja Patel which denotes the migrant attitude. In her book, Migritude, Shailja tells the story of migrant attitude through prose, poetry and short stories. Shailja is an internationally acclaimed Kenyan poet, playwright, theatre artist, and political activist. In this episode of the podcast, Patel sat and spoke […]

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Yrsa Daley-Ward: Bone

“because writing is soft and a hard place, all at once.” – Yrsa Daley-Ward Instagram poetry seems to dominate the modern way of consuming poetry and also in many ways a way to introduce people to amazing poets such as Nayyirah Waheed, Warsan Shire, Upile Chisala and Yrsa-Daley Ward. This episode features the ever-brilliant, multi-talented, […]

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