SFYL: Voting now open!


Poetry videos of the 12 finalists will be promoted online and opened to a public vote. A poet with the most votes, from each city, will then qualify for the national finals.

Three elements will add to the total tally of vote.

  • The number of views on each of their videos will be to
  • the number of hits of each poets’ page on the Word N Sound blog and
  • the number of votes they get in the polls.

Modise Sekgothe
Kagiso Tshepe
Zewande Bhengu

Western Cape
Chrystal Williams
Thabiso Nkoana
Koleka Putuma

Eastern Cape
Unathi Slasha
Sisonke Papu
Siyabonga Ngcai

KwaZulu Natal
Page Ngwenya
Mphokuhle Mphumuzi Ngcobo

View the finalists’ profiles, watch their videos here and vote in the polls below to increase their chance of representing their province and taking part in a workshop with UK poet Lemn Sissay.

2 thoughts on “SFYL: Voting now open!

  1. Mogale says:

    Would you spread your wings to the Northern Cape? .


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