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Translations Programme – South African Languages

  Following on from our November 2017 poetry event – Poetry in Translation, which focused primarily on translations from European languages into Afrikaans, and hosted esteemed poets; Johan Myburg, De Waal Venter, René Bohnen and Corné Coetzee. David Krut Bookstores has continued this vision in May 2018 with Part 2 of this series – Translations from African Language Poetry. Poets

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An Unobtrusive Vice – The debut collection of Tony Ullyatt | Tuesday 20th February 2018 | David Krut Projects – Montabello Design Centre, Newlands 🗓

  Dryad Press and David Krut Projects Cape invite you to join them at the launch of An Unobtrusive Vice, the debut collection of Tony Ullyatt. “Tony Ulyatt is that rare thing: a poet’s poet, but at the same time utterly accessible. His poems are deliciously dense, his images rich and sharp and his tone ironical, lightly seasoned with humour.

By - Rachel van Blydenstein

Ice cream headache in my bone | Poetry Book Launch | Word Art at 151 🗓

Modjaji Books and David Krut Bookstore are pleased to invite you to the launch of:  ice cream headache in my bone | Phillippa Yaa de Villiers Poetry Book | Word Art at 151 Phillippa Yaa will be reading alongside five other noted South African poets in this not-to-be-missed event! Each poet will read selected works of their own and the

By - Rachel van Blydenstein

Book Review | Collective Amnesia

  You might have heard her 2016 PEN South Africa Student Writing prize-winning poem, Water;   “…But we, we have come to be baptised here. We have come to stir the other world here. We have come to cleanse ourselves here. We have come to connect our living to the dead here. Our respect for water is what you have termed

Word Art at 151 | Session 4 : Young voices
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Word Art at 151 | Session 4 : Young voices

Word art at 151  Session 4 : Young Voices The evening of session 4 of Word art at 151 nestled in a crowd of poetry lovers and a group 5 talented young poets. Session 4 aimed to celebrate the bold voices of the future of literature. The poets dove into hard-hitting topics –  the injustices of society and their personal

By - Rachel van Blydenstein

Word Art at 151 Session 4 – Young Voices 🗓

It’s that time of year again when our poetry programme is in full swing and ready for our next session – Young Voices. This session would be comprised of five poets, each performing five of their own poems and after the reading, discussions and mingling can take place over drinks to conclude the evening. The poets performing in this session would

By - Rachel van Blydenstein

Word Art at 151 Poetry Sessions – The launch of Walking, Falling by Kelwyn Sole 🗓

David Krut Bookstore and Deep South Publishers invite you to the launch of Walking, Falling by Kelwyn Sole Walking, Falling is Kelwyn Sole’s seventh collection of poetry. It extends and deepens themes that emerged in his earlier books: love and human relationships; the exposing of false and clichéd perspectives in our socio-political life; our relationship as South Africans to land

Launch of Michele Betty’s poetry anthology Metaphysical Balm
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Launch of Michele Betty’s poetry anthology Metaphysical Balm

David Krut Projects Cape Town With Michèle Betty and Joan Hambidge Wednesday the 23rd March at 18:00 David Krut Projects Cape Town (DKCT) had the pleasure of launching Michèle Betty’s new poetry anthology entitled, Metaphysical Balm. Betty completed her MA in Creative Writing at the University of Cape Town (UCT) under the mentorship of Joan Hambidge and Metaphysical Balm was completed

By - Rachel van Blydenstein

Word Art at 151 Poetry Sessions – The Second Event

Word Art at 151 Poetry Sessions – The Second Event David Krut Bookstore, 151 Jan Smuts Avenue | Parkwood | Johannesburg Gary Cummiskey, Gérard Rudolf, Myesha Jenkins, Makhosazana Xaba, Linda Ndlovu, Arja Salafranca and Saaleha Idress Bamjee Wednesday 29th March at 18h30 Following the launch of Word Art at 151, the second poetry event in the program took place at

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Word Art at 151 Poetry Sessions

It is with great pleasure that David Krut Bookstore announces the launch of its poetry program, Word Art at 151. Our sessions will be dedicated to different forms of word performance, exploring a variety of languages and cultural influences. Look out for a wide range of anthologies, journals, quarterlies and poetry collections published locally. The aim of Word Art at 151