A space for poetry on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm at A Touch of Madness, 12 Nuttall Road, Observatory, Cape Town. Also monthly on the 2nd Wednesday, at 7pm in Scarborough at the Village Hub.
Hear poetry read, recited and performed by the famous and the infamous, the known and the unknown, the electric and the eclectic. Come laugh, come cry, come be yourself…
Monday, 19 November 2018
Poet JACQUES COETZEE is off-the-wall on Thursday November 22 @19:30
Jacques Coetzee is a musician and a freelance editor. He matriculated from the Pioneer School for the Blind in Worcester, and completed a Masters Degree in creative writing at the University of Cape Town, for which he submitted a manuscript of poems called Singing Through. Since 2007 he has been the singer and one of the main songwriters in the band Red Earth & Rust, which released its fourth album of original material in 2015. He has published poems in New Contrast and in Patricia Schonstein’s Africa anthologies, including 2014’s Heart of Africa! Poems of Love, Loss and Longing. In January 2018 he and Barbara Fairhead launched their joint anthology of poems, The Love Sheet, which was published by Hands On Books, an imprint of Modjaji.