about Sarah Godsell
Sarah Godsell is a poet and a historian. She was born in Joburg, South Africa and has a deep love for this city. Godsell believes history and words are necessary, but not sufficient weapons to fight multiple oppressions. She believes in Fierce, Gentle, Beautiful Brave, in fighting and hope. She has been writing all her life, but began performing in 2009. She has performed in shows, festivals open mic and poetry plays in South Africa and internationally. Godsell has published one collection Seaweed Sky (2016 Poetree Publications), which was shortlisted for the Humanities and Social Sciences Awards (2018). Her second collection, Liquid Bones, is expected to be released in 2018. She, no matter what, always chooses up.
about Vangile Gantsho
Vangile Gantsho is a poet, healer, editor, and cultural activist. Pan-Africanist and unapologetically womanist, she has participated in poetry plays, events, and festivals on the continent and abroad. Gantsho is the author of two collections, Undressing in front of the Window (2015) and red cotton (2018). She holds an MA, with distinction, in Creative Writing from the University Currently Known as Rhodes (2016).
about Tanya Pretorius
Tanya Pretorius studied English and Social Sciences at the University of Pretoria and did an honours degree in English with a focus on Feminism and Media. She is deeply passionate about improving the agency of women, social justice, and empowerment. Tanya has been working in the digital industry for 28 years and has taught digital things for 15 years. She has self-published and been published in both print and virtual media (she is a closet databaser, and blogs in multiple places).