Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Poet Archie Swanson is Off-the-Wall in Obz tomorrow May 10 at 7.30pm

 Archie Swanson is a 62 year old surfer living in the Garden Route whose fruit export business and love for surfing have taken him to many parts of the world.
His poems have been published since 1973 when his poem  “mapolisa – the police” was included in English Alive – an annual anthology of South African High School creative writing. His poems appear in several anthologies, poetry blogs and quarterly poetry publications like Stanzas and New Contrast and have been translated and published in Spanish and in Japanese.
In 2017 two of his poems were short listed for the Sol Plaatje Award and the UK Bridport prize.
He has been a regular guest poet at the McGregor Poetry Festival.
He will be reading poems from his recently published collection – the stretching of my sky

 Here are some snaps from his Collection:

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