Monday, 28 February 2011

Alan Finlay and Kobus Moolman launch poetry collections at Love Books, Melville

A special report by Arja Salafranca

In the past few weeks I’ve been to quite a few poetry activities in Johannesburg. A rare treat indeed. I met Amitabh Mitra of the Poets Printery at the Wits Writing Centre where I heard him read his poetry in both English and Urdu, with subtitles, so to speak. Then it was off to the launch of Colleen Higgs’s Lava Lamp Poems, at Love Books. And then this past week, another launch at that eponymous bookshop in Melville – a delightfully warm and intimate launch of KZN poetKobus Moolman’s Light and After (Deep South Publishing) and Alan Finlay’s pushing from the riverbank (Dye Hard Press)...Read more here

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