Thursday, September 12, 2013

Call For Durban Poets

Poetry Africa - International Poetry Festival looking for four of Durban’s brightest undiscovered poets.

Durban’s creative and undiscovered poets are invited to take part in the Prelude Poets programme as part of the 17th Poetry Africa International Festival.

The call is made by the Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal), with principal funding from the City of Durban and the Department of Arts and Culture.

The 17th Poetry Africa, International Poetry Festival is looking for four of Durban’s brightest undiscovered poets to take part in Poetry Africa Prelude Poet programme. The programme gives the city’s creative and original poets the opportunity to showcase their hidden talents to audiences at the country’s premier poetry festival.

Participants will be required to audition original works with a five minute limit. Auditions are to take place at The Centre for Creative Arts (University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College Campus) on 13 September 2013. Auditions and will be assigned on a first-come-first-serve basis. To book an audition time, please send an email with your name and contact details with the Poetry Africa Prelude Auditions in the subject title to

For more details about this year’s Poetry Africa, visit or call 031 260 2506.

(Source - Poetry Africa) 

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