Eighth Day: Speculative Poetry

Speculative poetry  – poetry themed on science fiction, fantasy, horror—some, any, sort of ‘other’ reality – can be funny, provocative, subversive and, since 1978, has been encouraged and recognised by the Science Fiction Poetry Association via its annual Rhysling Awards.

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REVIEW: Weeping Waters

Weeping Waters Karin Brynard Penguin ISBN: 9780143539124 REVIEW: Jonathan Amid Released in 2009 to critical acclaim, Karin Brynard’s Plaasmoord, now translated ably into English by Maya Fowler and Isobel Dixon, laid bare just how farm murders have infiltrated our nation’s

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REVIEW: The Reactive

The Reactive Masande Ntshanga Random House Struik ISBN: 9781415207192 REVIEW: Lwandile Fikeni   American poet and author, Langston Hughes, once wrote: “[O]ne definition of a great artist might be the creator who projects the biggest dream in terms of the

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