READING DATES

2016

South Korea: September 25 - October 1

USA: October 2 - December 7

Vavasati Women's Festival, SA 19 August

NYC - USA. Ford Foundation. 3 August

Tallin, Estonia: 25-30 May


SAUTI Presents, Botswana: 23 April 

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2015

Jan 26 - Feb 8: Johannesburg, SA
                               Goethe Institut
                               Jozi ArtLab / The Sylt Foundation

March 6-16: Phnom Penh Cambodia
                    11: Java Cafe

April 22-26: Maitisong festival, Gaborone
                   20 - free workshop(contact: workshopsmaitisong@gmail.com)
                   23 - workshop
                   25 - performance at Mantlwaneng

May 6-12: Croatian Pen Centre's. Zagreb, Croatia
                Engaged Literature programme "Poetry Alive"/Subversive Film Festival

May 21: AFRWEKA Poetry Festival, 
State Theatre Pretoria, South Africa
                    
May 27 - June 5: Bremen & Bayreuth, Germany
                               26-1   Poetry on the road festival, Bremen
                              2-5      Bayreuth University- Africa Literature Association Conference

July 11-19: Medellin, Colombia

September 2: Gaborone, Botswana
                         GIMC


October 1-6: Sweden, Ordsprak international festival


October 24: SAUTI presents Poetry: This is part of my The People are talking series of poetry evenings hosted by my arts administration organisation

October 27- 1 Nov: Lagos International Poetry Festival, Nigeria

November 26-30: MEXICO

December 3-4: CAPE TOWN

December 12: SAUTI presents Poetry: This is part of my The People are talking series of poetry evenings hosted by my arts administration organisation


___2014

November 25-Dec 1: Uppsala & Stockholm, Sweden
Nordic Africa Institute
Romanian Cultural Institute
Nobel Museum
Akt Ung - young people's workshops and readings

November 19 -24: Bangladesh, Dhaka Hay festival

November 3-9: Brazil Rio, Museu do Arte

October 27 - 2Nov: Maun Int Arts Fest. Botswana
                                 -ProCraft Workshop: Page & Stage

October 3-5: WORD N SOUND INT YOUTH FEST. Johannesburg, South Africa

September 1-22: City of Asylum Residency. Pittsburgh, PA.USA

                                                  6 Jazz -Poetry Festival w/ Oliver Lake Big Band
8 CAPA Pittsburgh Workshop
                                                  11 UPenn & Kelly Writers House
15 CAPA Pittsburgh Workshop
16 CAPA Students reading night
                                                
June 1-9: Berlin, Germany
May 22-24Kölner Lyrikfestival Poetic Voices Africa. Cologne, Germany
May 16: 10TAL Stockholm, Sweden

April 6 - May 31: Copenhagen DIVA (Danish International Visiting Artist)

  • 8 April INSP Workshop in Roskilde
  • 8-18 April Tunnel Visions Street art youth project
  • 10 May Tunnel Visions family day
  • 9-27 May Red Cross Asylum center workshops
  • 17 May Lyrikspore festival in Roskilde


March 5-9: SCOTLAND StAnza 2014  program (double billing with Carol Ann Duffy)

February 26 - 3Mar: SEATTLE AWP



_____2013

November 20-24: Gaborone, Botswana

Botswana-Sweden Poetry Exchange
21/11/13 - Government School workshops / writer visits
22/11/13 - University of Botswana panel discussion
23/11/13 - One night only poetry showcase

October 30 - November 2: MAUN, BOTSWANA 
Poetavango's Maun International Poetry Festival 


October 1 - 5: Stockholm, Uppsala & Tierp, Sweden
1/10/13 - Stockholm: Botswana Embassy
3/10/13 - Tierp: 6pm Tierp Library
5/10/13 - Uppsala: Ordsprak festival, Reginateatern


July 16: Gaborone, Botswana
- The President's Competition Awards (collaboration w/ Sedibeng choir)

June 21-23: Lisbon, Portugal
-Festival of Literature and Thought, Gulbenkian Foundation gardens. 6-730pm. 

June 15 -19: Singapore
- Reading w/ Stephanie Ye, Alvin Pang & Iowa IWP alumni @ BooksActually June 15
- Solo set @ Artistry, Speakeasy #2 June 18

June 7 - 13: Poesiefestival. Berlin, Germany
-  opening  @ Akademie de Kunste, 8pm June 7th,
-  spoken word w/ Kosal Khiev, Ise Lyfe etc @ Akademie de Kunste, June 13th 8pm 
-  various workshops w/ little people :) in & around Berlin


............…… 2012
November - December 9, 2012: Vermont, USA
November 6 - 13, 2012: Washington DC & New York 
August 25 - November 5, 2012: Iowa, USA
August 31 - Iowa Anthology reading 730pm
September 2 - Prairie Lights bookstore, Iowa 4pm
September 6/8 - Pittsburgh Jazz Festival
September 20- 22: Spirit Lake reading and teenagers workshop
September 24 - 28: New Orleans
October 1- International Literature Today presentation for undergrads
October 1- Strange Cage reading, Englert Theater 8pm
October 5 - North East Iowa University talk 
October 6 - Face to face Iowa Youth Writing workshop
October 8 - 10: University of Lincoln Nebraska
October 30 - International images guest writer for UI undergraduate class
October 31 - Drake University, Des Moines
November 6 - Washington DC Youth Slam team workshop
November 10 - New York reading, Poets house

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July 12, 2012: Eco Centre Derbyshire, UK

July 10, 2012: Manchester Contact Theatre, UK

July 5 : Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival, UK

July 3: Africa Utopia, London UK  w/ Baaba Maal
July 3: London Literature Week launch,Southbank Centre

July 1: Word from Africa, London 

June 26 - July 2: Poetry Parnassus, UK (special note:28 June young people's programme reading and workshop)

June 07, 2012: Diamond Jubilee commission Westminister House

June 02, 2012: Botswana Craft

May 24, 2012: Summit on Sustainability in Africa, Botswana 

May 01 - 06, 2012: HIFA harare, zimbabwe
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November 2011: 22 Unicef Thari ya Bana
                                  27 Infinite Word Festival, Gaborone

October 2011: 7 -21 Southern African poetry tour
                            8 October, Blantyre -College of MSCH 6pm
                            11 October, Johannesburg - Alexander Theatre, 730pm
                            13 October, Harare - Book Cafe, 8pm
                            15 October, Cape Town - CTICC, 730pm
                            17 & 19 October, Durban - Elizabeth Sneddon

August 01, 2011: OSISA Women's Week. Johannesburg, South Africa

May 2011: SADC ICT Minister's meeting. Gaborone, Botswana

April 28 - 01 May, 2011: Harare International Festival of the Arts. Harare, Zimbabwe

April 16, 2011: Phakalane Golf Estate. Cross Borders initiative featuring Soweto Kinch. Gaborone, Botswana

March 26, 2011: Poetavango International Poetry Festival. Maun, Botswana

March 22, 2011: National Museum, Octagon Gallery. Neo Matome's Contested Identities interactive exhibition launch

March 19, 2011: Angellous Society Charity Fundraiser. Gaborone Botswana.

March 12, 2011: MsC Graduation address

March 8, 2011: University of Botswana 6 -8 pm, International Women's Day