2 edition of South African poetry found in the catalog.
South African poetry
D. R. Beeton
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 67-70.
|Statement||Compliers: D. R. Beeton and W. D. Maxwell-Mahon.|
|Series||Communications of the University of South Africa, C 65|
|Contributions||Maxwell-Mahon, W. D.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||70|
I have been so lucky to be attending the IFLA conference (for libraries and librarians) in Cape Town, South Africa. It's been an opportunity to serve on the standing committee for the Literacy and Reading section, meet colleagues from around the world, and talk with South Africans in several locations about poetry for young people. This is a list of noted South African poets, poets born or raised in South Africa, whether living there or overseas, and writing in one of the South African languages. Part of a series on the Culture of South Africa.
South African Authors offers so many wonderful opportunities for exposure, including peer review and the use of selected Book Clubs to critique books they might select. Obviously we leave the choice entirely with the author – every work has worth even if this vest entirely within yourself and we recognise and respect this completely. Linda Ann Strang was born in She lives in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where she has worked as a university lecturer and as an academic writing consultant. Her poems and short stories have been published internationally and, in , Poetry Kanto nominated her poetry for a Pushcart Prize.
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