BKO congragulates Botswana’s most amazing poetry talent, TJ Dema for being selected to take part in the Poetry Parnassus. Poetry Parnassus is part of the finale of the Cultural Olympiad, and will take place at the Southbank Centre in London from 26 June to 1 July. The nominations are still open for more poets from Olympics-partiticipating countries. Kate Kilalea is representing South Africa in this prestigious contest.
Full story: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/apr/17/poetry-parnassus-poets-olympic-nation?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3487
List of Poetry Parnussus poets: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/interactive/2012/apr/17/poetry-parnassus-poets