Sandile Dikeni

South African Poet and activist Sandile Dikeni passed away in Cape Town on Saturday, November 9, 2019.

Sandile Dikeni was the author of three collections of poems, including the seminal Guava Juice, (Mayibuye Books, 1992), which he followed with Telegraph to the Sky (UKZN Press, 2001) and Planting Water (UKZN Press, 2007). He also published a collection of his articles from the Cape Times, Soul Fire: Writing the Transition (UKZN Press, 2002).

Read more about the South African poetry and activist at our friends at the Johannesburg Review of Books here.

The photo on this blog is courtesy of the Johannesburg Review of Books.