UKZN Honours student in Drama and Performing Arts, Kwanele Nyembe, was recently crowned the National Poetry Slam Champion during the Poetry Africa Festival.
He wins a cumulative prize of R22 000 and will represent South Africa at the 2023 World Slam Poetry Competition in Brazil next year.
Nyembe, also known as Tory Saint, is a Durban-based poet, writer, actor and dancer.
“There is a lot more work to be done. But today, we celebrate an evening spent with the best poets the nation has to offer. Gratitude to the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) and UKZN for providing this platform for artists,” said Nyembe.
“South Africa has the best poets in the world, and I am grateful to Poetry Africa…
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