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Poets in Conversation: Tolu Agbelusi and vangile gantsho

Tuesday 9 February / 19.00 p.m / Online

 

Tolu Agbelusi and vangile gantsho discuss poetry and their poetic practice in the second of a short series of ‘poets in conversation’. 

 

 

Tolu Agbelusi is the author of Locating Strongwoman (Jacaranda Books 2020). A Nigerian British poet, playwright, educator and lawyer, she was shortlisted for the 2018 White Review Poetry Prize and her work has been published widely including in Aké Review, The White Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Brittle Paper and Peepal Tree’s Filligree Anthology. For more information about her work, visit www.ToluAgbelusi.com.

 

 

vangile gantsho is a poet, healer and co-founder of impepho press. Unapologetically a black woman, she has travelled the globe participating in literary events and festivals. gantsho is the author of two poetry collections, Undressing in front of the window ( 2015) and red cotton (2018). She holds an MA from the University Currently Known as Rhodes and was named one of the Mail & Guardians Top Young South Africans in 2018.

 

 

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