Festival Poets Visit Centre for African Literature Studies


The 17th edition of the popular Poetry Africa International Poetry Festival kicked off its week-long programme with a visit to the Centre for African Literature Studies (CALS) Library at the UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus.

Hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), the Festival brings to KwaZulu-Natal some of the world’s finest poets and musicians. This year they came from countries such as India, Benin, Nigeria, Ireland, Italy, Canada and the United States of America. With cultural exchange a key characteristic of the week-long celebration, this year’s participating poets visited the Centre, read some of their work, and made donations of their poetry to the CALS library.

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