Sarah Godsell (@sdgodsell) is a historian, poet, healer, mother, and activist.. She lectures History at the Wits School of Education, where she is privileged to work with the next generations of brilliant students who will be South Africa’s teachers. She obtained her PhD in History in 2015 from the University of the Witwatersrand. She has two volumes of poetry published: Seaweed Sky (2016) by Poetree Publications, and Liquid Bones (2018) by impepho press. She is co-chair of the Wits School of Education transformation committee, and co-champion of the WSoE decolonisation research garden. She believes in collectively building a better world, and though often pulled down, constantly chooses up.
Catch her on Wednesday the 14th of Oct 2020 – 7pm at this year’s 24th edition of Poetry Africa.
Lizz Ntonjira’s new book, #YOUTHCAN. More than 1000 people from 18 African countries joined the event through Zoom, YouTube and Facebook. Busisiwe Mahlangu, the author of Surviving Loss and a social activist was one of the panelists.