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March 2024

POETRY IN MCGREGOR FESTIVAL: 6-7-8 SEPTEMBER 2024

2024-03-19T18:06:55+02:00

Longing for Home - Heimwee We are delighted to confirm the dates of our 2024 festival and its theme, ‘Longing for Home’, and the Afrikaans ‘Heimwee’. After celebrating our eleventh Poetry in McGregor Festival in 2023, we gave much thought to ‘rethinking a way forward’. We solicited ideas and suggestions, all of which led [...]

POETRY IN MCGREGOR FESTIVAL: 6-7-8 SEPTEMBER 20242024-03-19T18:06:55+02:00

June 2023

Towards a New Chapter in The McGregor Poetry Festival

2023-08-10T21:05:10+02:00

Dear Poets and Friends of The McGregor Poetry Festival, As most of you are aware, our annual festival has proved to be both very popular and successful. This is undoubtedly due to, not only a passionate and committed committee, but also the warm-hearted and enthusiastic support of our family of poets and performers. Your [...]

Towards a New Chapter in The McGregor Poetry Festival2023-08-10T21:05:10+02:00

July 2022

2022 Poetry competition

2022-09-06T19:47:08+02:00

Our theme this year is TOUCHING THE WILD – DIE WILDERNIS IN. This is an opportunity to consider, through poetry, our roles as custodians of wilderness and creation not to mention the need to nurture a certain inner wildness. Please see the competition rules and note that no poems over 36 lines will be [...]

2022 Poetry competition2022-09-06T19:47:08+02:00

November 2021

THE HUGH HODGE POETRY IN McGREGOR AWARD

2021-11-29T13:42:29+02:00

POETRY IN MCGREGOR was delighted to announce a new poetry prize at our November 2021 festival. This is the HUGH HODGE POETRY IN MCGREGOR AWARD. It honours Hugh Hodge, who sadly died this year. Hugh was a steadfast, selfless servant of poetry who contributed to building a confident and significant community of poets. He [...]

THE HUGH HODGE POETRY IN McGREGOR AWARD2021-11-29T13:42:29+02:00

October 2021

FINALISTS IN THE ADULT CATEGORY INCLUDING MAGDALA AND TEMENOS AWARDS

2021-11-06T14:17:36+02:00

Anri Potgieter Anze Besuidenhout Gillian Rennie Mariette van Gaan Joy Henrietta Miller Julia Norrish Suenel Bruwer Sunita Keyser Werner Wehmeyer Pralini Naidoo Sarah Frost Dorian Haarhoff Marcel Edwards Jim Pascual Agustin

FINALISTS IN THE ADULT CATEGORY INCLUDING MAGDALA AND TEMENOS AWARDS2021-11-06T14:17:36+02:00

August 2021

EXCITING NEWS! POETRY IN MCGREGOR is moving to NOVEMBER from 2021 onwards.

2021-08-02T12:20:52+02:00

We have always wanted to hold the festival in November but chose not to due to the number of other annual events taking place in and around McGregor in November. November’s weather is perfect festival weather with warm days, little wind and no rain. With so many other annual events no longer taking place [...]

EXCITING NEWS! POETRY IN MCGREGOR is moving to NOVEMBER from 2021 onwards.2021-08-02T12:20:52+02:00

July 2021

May 2021

Poetry in Mcgregor 2021

2021-05-23T17:48:54+02:00

Dear Poets and friends of poetry, This year, in spite of uncertain times, we are delighted to announce that we will be proceeding with our ninth year of celebrating the Art of Poetry in McGregor. Our enthusiastic plan is to offer an intimate and heartfelt gathering of poets and poetry lovers. We envisage seven [...]

Poetry in Mcgregor 20212021-05-23T17:48:54+02:00

March 2021

Winners of the Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award

2021-05-23T17:44:16+02:00

Joint Winners 2020 Chris Mann for his poem A farewell in advance of death Ilze Olckers for her renderings into Afrikaans of Rumi’s Zero Sirkel, and Rainer Maria Rilke’s Liewe Verdonkerende Grond   Acclaim 2020 Lionel Abrahams (1928-2004) for publishing, during the height of apartheid, the poetry of Oswald Mtshali and Mongane Wally Serote, [...]

Winners of the Patricia Schonstein Poetry in McGregor Award2021-05-23T17:44:16+02:00
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