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Turning convention on its head

Poets from around the world take part in this year's Poetry Africa festival, which makes its first foray into the Free State, writes Kgomotso Moncho-Maripane

The expansion of the Poetry Africa festival into cities outside its Durban base is an exciting development. Last year the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, which produces the festival, partnered with University of Johannesburg (UJ) Arts and Culture to present a Johannesburg leg of Poetry Africa. The 27th edition this year returns to Joburg, while also making a turn in Bloemfontein. The development makes a lot of sense...

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