This is a beautiful and emotive collection based on Kunene’s original work Igudu LikaSomcabeko (Somcabeko’s Smoking Pipe). Pipe Dreams is perfect for readers of both isiZulu and English, as each Zulu poem is preceded by the English translation.
De Waal Venter is a writer and translator working in English and
Afrikaans. His book Vandag is boordensvol is the first representational
translation of Neruda’s poetry into Afrikaans.
Following on from our November 2017 poetry event – Poetry in Translation. This event will focused primarily on translations from European languages into Afrikaans and hosted esteemed poets. Such as: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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