‘I have to try and write my blackness for myself in a language that is not mine but is mine.’ – Vuyelwa Maluleke
Vuyelwa Maluleke is a spoken word artist, script-writer, and actor based in Johannesberg, South Africa. She was shortlisted for the Brunei University African Poetry Prize in 2014, and was the slam champion of the Word N Sound 2015 Poetry League…
“I don’t understand why Narcissus is a fool actually. How could one not be in awe of a reflection? Is it really just the body in the reflection?” – Ladan Osman
In the very beginning of this year, I was first introduced with Ladan Osman’s poems through a Bangla translation done by Mahmud Alam Soikot. Those translations in my native language made me interested in reading more works of Ladan….