Author Archives: kobusman@poetry
I am delighted and honoured that my recent collection, A Book of Rooms (Deep South, 2014) was named the winner of the African Poetry Book Fund’s 2015 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. The prize was judged by award-winning poet and scholar … Continue reading
The Pietermaritzburg launch of my latest collection, A Book of Rooms (deep south publishers), was held recently at the Tatham Art Gallery coffee shop.
I spent two wonderful weeks at the end of September visiting Ireland and giving readings and workshops. I was a guest of the O’Bheal Poetry Centre, Cork. I read at O’Bheal, at University College Cork and at Fermoy. Below with … Continue reading
After my reading at the Dromineer Literary festival, county Tipperary, with Maureen Kennelly, director of Poetry Ireland, and Conor O’Callaghan, Gerald Dawe, and organiser of the festival, Eleanor Hooker.
Participating in the “Book that Most Influenced Me” panel discussion at the Nenagh Arts Centre, part of Dromineer Festival. With (L to R) Michael Murphy, Nuala Ni Chonchuir, Thomas McCarthy & Liz Nugent. Chaired by Maureen Kennelly, director of Poetry Ireland.
If you would like to listen to a podcast of my poems “The Foot”, “Ambition” and “Survival”, visit my link on the amazing Badilisha Poetry site: http://badilishapoetry.com/radio/kobus-moolman/
I was announced as the winner of the 2013 Sol Plaatje European Union poetry award for my poem, “Daily Duty”. The award ceremony took place during the Poetry Africa festival in Durban.
I performed recently at the 2013 Poetry Africa Festival in Durban, with other South African poets such as Lesego Rampolokeng, Ari Sitas and Khulile Nxumalo, and a host of wonderful poets from Ireland – Billy Ramsell, Paul Casey and Afric McGlinchey – … Continue reading
My new collection of poetry, Left Over (published by Dye Hard Press) was launched on 6th June. The book was launched at the education centre of the National English Literary Museum in Grahamstown. In his introductory talk at my launch … Continue reading