Category Archives: Recent Works

Glenna Luschei Award for African 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

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Launch of A Book of Rooms

The Pietermaritzburg launch of my latest collection, A Book of Rooms (deep south publishers), was held recently at the Tatham Art Gallery coffee shop.

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Poetry reading in Ireland

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.

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Sol Plaatje European Union poetry award

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.

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The Madonna of Excelsior stage production

                I was commissioned by the Performing Arts Council of the Free State (PACOFS) to adapt the novel, The Madonna of Excelsior, for the stage. The novel is by the celebrated South African … Continue reading

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