Book Cover Art © Janine Pickett Available from Amazon Dedication I dedicate this book to any of you who has ever been marginalised because of your culture, religion, race or sexual orientation. This is for those of you who exist in the shadows, the misunderstood, the dismissed, the forgotten ones. - Don Beukes City of … Continue reading NEW BOOK RELEASE: Sic Transit Gloria Mundi*Thus Passes the Glory of this World: CITY OF DUST
Photo Credit © Raquel Soriano Gil 🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨🎨 Odyssey to Reverie Un sitio de esos – I sometimes yearn to languish endlessly in a place devoid from strife pain sadness hate jealousy and materialism in this ever increasing chasm called humanity where heightened emotions create toxic divisions leading to splitting fissures of boiling emotions so I … Continue reading ODYSSEY TO REVERIE:GLOMAG NOV2020 with RAQUEL SORIANO GIL
© Cover art by Luke Borrill I am happy to announce that my second collection of poetry has been published by Alien Buddha Press and made a reality by Red Fox. This unique ekphrastic collection is a result of close collaboration with artists from South Africa, America and the UK. Most of the poems were … Continue reading ICARUS RISING – VOLUME 1:New Book Release by Don Beukes
Scott Thomas Outlar: Well, Don, this interview has been a long time coming. First of all, thank you for taking a moment to answer a few of my questions. Now, without further ado, let’s dive in! You certainly lived through some unique experiences growing up during the final decades of Apartheid in South Africa. How … Continue reading Showcase Spotlight #6: Don Beukes
Photo Credit © Anwar Davids Perisai – Land of Armour Tales of Navonod – Since the fall of our ancient motherland Nwotepac, I Navanod have dedicated my gifted existence to the fortification and protection of our embattled nation, who for untold millennia have had to defend our lives our borders our history our … Continue reading Glomag June2021: Introducing Anwar Davids- Debut Collaboration- PERISAI
It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything here. My focus has been diverted elsewhere (mostly novels that haven’t gotten published), but now I’m back to tell everyone about my favorite book I’ve read in the last couple years (and like I said, not just because I was the editor, I swear). Anita Lobo was my best summer friend when I would visit my grandparents in Houston. She lived down the street and we would ride bikes and swim like maniacs. We lost touch for nearly 30 years, but reconnected and became penpals last summer. She was telling me about a novel she’d been working on. An absurd, comedic political thriller about parallel realities and Berenstein Bears, and of course, The Orange Bastard. And the characters were all going to share the names of famous people like Hillary Clinton and Oprah Winfrey. I wasn’t sure what to think, honestly…
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Risa Denenberg is the curator at The Poetry Cafe.
She is a co-founder and editor at Headmistress Press, publisher of lesbian/bi/trans poetry. She has published three chapbooks, and three full length collections of poetry, most recently, slight faith (MoonPath Press, 2018).
All writers and artists have their own creative paths or methods of working. In 2019, Visual Art came in my life as a miracle. I started abstract painting in acrylic medium and from time to time I have been experimenting new techniques of producing artworks. Art has impacted deeply on my writing in the past … Continue reading Streaks of Trance
Alvie J. January Part One - An Ekphrastic Collaboration with Artist- KENNETH ALEXANDER aka THE ARTIST IN ATHLONE The Last SupperPhoto Credit © Kenneth Alexander The Last Supper revisited... On this wintry evening time marches on, In the distance a train running on memory tracks, A weathered case tells the sad story of where we’re … Continue reading Introducing- ALVIE J. January:Writer and Poet
Sue-Ellen Bailey Sue-Ellen Bailey is South Africa's new Fantasy Writer, with her stunning debut 'The Journey of the Forgotten Kahul' Book CoversPublished by Lauren Mooi Publishing What is it all about? Book Description: The fate of the universe hangs in the balance when two Beings from different worlds, fall in love. A child was conceived … Continue reading Introducing Sue-Ellen Bailey, South Africa’s new Fantasy Writer: ‘The Journey of the Forgotten Kahul’
Joe Shaffers© Kenneth Alexander My Name is Joe Shaffers District Six Blues – Each windswept moonlit night, I hear the poignant echoes from the D6 Musical, “When the South-Easter blows, we will remember wherever we go, District Six!” Proudly born in Bloemhof Flats Block C n° 133 with my dear twin brother, James lasting only … Continue reading Glomag India:May2021 – My Name is Joe Shaffers
Industrial Madness Issue PDF Document © Raven Cage Zine © Jerry Landonwp-1622638348448.pdfDownload My Poems: Previously published in Wombellrainbowblog • Phantoms in my Mind• The Institute Quadrilogy - A poem in four Parts #donteverlookdown #findyourvoice#donteverlookdown The Poems: Phantoms in my Mind Demon Alley – Each liquid dead of night nightmare continues to deliver a blinding glare … Continue reading Raven Cage Zine – My Debut Publication Issue #57
Africa*Alkebulan Photo Credit © Kenneth Alexander Africa*Alkebulan In the beginning – A super continent five hundred and fifty million years ago A Neoproterozoic era breaking up in Jurassic times one hundred and eighty eons ago – A landmass baptised Gondwanaland by Eduard Suess from Sanskrit for ‘Forest of the Gonds, as Gwondwana and Laurasia formed … Continue reading GLOMAG APRIL2021: Collaboration with KENNETH ALEXANDER*Africa*Alkebulan