i simply cunt

Featuring the self-published book by Rhodes drama scholar Lalu Mokuku, i simply cunt (2020) “a witty and punchy experience of life. It is so subtle yet sticky and uncomfortable. Observant. Reading it, I could remember moments when I felt just

i simply cunt

Featuring the self-published book by Rhodes drama scholar Lalu Mokuku, i simply cunt (2020) “a witty and punchy experience of life. It is so subtle yet sticky and uncomfortable. Observant. Reading it, I could remember moments when I felt just

Uncle Sbu and his seven-year-old nephew

Seven-year-old Vusi is new in Johannesburg, but he’s not new to the finer things in life. So, watch when he asks his uncle for a school in the poshier sides of the province. What’s the problem for Uncle Sbu? It’s

Uncle Sbu and his seven-year-old nephew

Seven-year-old Vusi is new in Johannesburg, but he’s not new to the finer things in life. So, watch when he asks his uncle for a school in the poshier sides of the province. What’s the problem for Uncle Sbu? It’s

Lebogang Tlhako wins 2020 Lampost Mentorship

Congratulations to Pole Pole Press Art Writing Mentorship award winner Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza who won the Lampost Luminaries Mentorship for 2020, find her work featured in the June 2020 Mail & Guardian.

Lebogang Tlhako wins 2020 Lampost Mentorship

Congratulations to Pole Pole Press Art Writing Mentorship award winner Lebogang Tlhako aka sisterbozza who won the Lampost Luminaries Mentorship for 2020, find her work featured in the June 2020 Mail & Guardian.

ART ON OUR MIND – Feminist Press

PolePolePress supports the NRF funded ART ON OUR MIND research project which was started by Prof Sharlene Khan in 2017 at Rhodes University and is now based at the University of Witwatersrand: organising Wikipedia workshops (funded by Wikimedia Foundation) publishing

ART ON OUR MIND – Feminist Press

PolePolePress supports the NRF funded ART ON OUR MIND research project which was started by Prof Sharlene Khan in 2017 at Rhodes University and is now based at the University of Witwatersrand: organising Wikipedia workshops (funded by Wikimedia Foundation) publishing

Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019

We’re excited to announce the Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019, Lebogang Tlhako and Nthabiseng Mohale. For the next three month, the winners receive mentoring and portfolio development support for the duration of three month.

Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019

We’re excited to announce the Pole Pole Press Art Writing Award Winners 2019, Lebogang Tlhako and Nthabiseng Mohale. For the next three month, the winners receive mentoring and portfolio development support for the duration of three month.

PolePolePress Art Writing Award 2019

Deadline: 18 October 2019 Pole Pole Press calls young creatives to enter their work for the Pole Pole Press Creative Writing and Professional Portfolio award. Submit your work in the categories below:Best artist statement – what are you working on

PolePolePress Art Writing Award 2019

Deadline: 18 October 2019 Pole Pole Press calls young creatives to enter their work for the Pole Pole Press Creative Writing and Professional Portfolio award. Submit your work in the categories below:Best artist statement – what are you working on

KLA ART Writing Workshops

Writing Worskhop for contemporary artists at the KLA ART Starter Kit at 32 East Ugandan Arts Trust in May 2019 in Kampala, combining creative writing, critical thinking, artist publishing and performative practice.

KLA ART Writing Workshops

Writing Worskhop for contemporary artists at the KLA ART Starter Kit at 32 East Ugandan Arts Trust in May 2019 in Kampala, combining creative writing, critical thinking, artist publishing and performative practice.

NICE magazine writing workshops

PolePolePress ran a writing workshop for photographers, fashion designers, writers and visual artists over four weeks in January 2019. The texts written by creatives were published in the Katlehong issue of NICE magazine, find reviews here, here and here.

NICE magazine writing workshops

PolePolePress ran a writing workshop for photographers, fashion designers, writers and visual artists over four weeks in January 2019. The texts written by creatives were published in the Katlehong issue of NICE magazine, find reviews here, here and here.

PolePolePress at Lephephe print gathering

Lephephe Print gathering organised by Keleketla! Library, November 2018

PolePolePress at Lephephe print gathering

Lephephe Print gathering organised by Keleketla! Library, November 2018

Poems by Thompson Charlie published by Munyori Literary Journal

Zimbabwean-American literary platform Munyori Literary Journal has published four of Thompson Charlie’s poems. The Journal is a Zimbabwean-American literary platform working with and featuring Munyori Literary Journal is a Zimbabwean-American literary platform that features works from global writers and artists. The word

Poems by Thompson Charlie published by Munyori Literary Journal

Zimbabwean-American literary platform Munyori Literary Journal has published four of Thompson Charlie’s poems. The Journal is a Zimbabwean-American literary platform working with and featuring Munyori Literary Journal is a Zimbabwean-American literary platform that features works from global writers and artists. The word