Women of Words Online Poetry Festival

Fri Sep 25, 10:00 - Sat Sep 26, 20:30


The impepho press Woman of Words Poetry Festival, a multilingual online showcase, celebrating black women’s poetry, is an initiative supported by the Department of Arts Sports and Culture taking place on the 25th -26th September 2020. 

This festival will comprise of two live showcases, a masterclass with Makhosazana Xaba, a writing workshop with vuyelwa Maluleke and Lethokuhle Msimang, a screening of WeAreDyingHere and a workshop on creating the choreopoem hosted by New York based Bridges: A PanAfrikan Arts Movement.

workshops/Masteclass/Screening - R30

Live Showcases - FREE (Live stream through Facebook and/or YouTube (impepho press)

[VIP Passes allow you to virtually hang out with the poets. You become their immediate audience with access to the chats.]


25 September

10:00 Masterclass - Makhosazana Xaba 

15:00 Screening - #WeAreDyingHere (workshop and screening of the production, video to be played on zoom)

19:00 Live performance – live showcase (hosted by Athambile Masola) 

·        Hope Netshivhambe

·        Lethokuhle Msimang

·        Julie Nxadi

·        Toni Stuart

26 September

10:00 Writing workshop - vuyelwa Maluleke and Lethokuhle Msimang

15:00 Workshop on the choreopoem by Bridges - A PanAfrikan Arts Movement

19:00 Live Showcase (hosted by Athambile Masola) 

·        Katleho Shoro

·        Busisiwe Mahlangu

·        Makhosazana Xaba

·        vuyelwa Maluleke

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy Refunds allowed (view policy)

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