Lover + Another08.10.2013
For the past month around 60 young poets from six provinces were challenged to take their piece of art on to stage and compete at the DFL Lover + Another Poetry Regional Competitions. This year’s theme was “Man.Woman.Any[Queer]ies?” and poets were asked to deal with gender roles.
On 12 October the top two winners from KwaZulu Natal, Free State, Eastern Cape, Zululand, Western Cape and Gauteng are going to meet in Johannesburg and fight for the title of the best Lover + Another poet, chosen by the distinguished National Finals judges and renowned poets Malika Ndlovu, Donna Smith and Medical doctor Thandokuhle Mngqibisa. The top three finalists will also be rewarded with lavish cash prizes.
The Lover + Another National Poetry Competition starts 12 October at 7.30 pm at Hillbrow Theatre and will be MC’ed by Kiri Pink Nob Managing Director, Jefferson Tshabalala.