Nomme 20 Delphi Straat
‘n Voorlesing uit die debuut digbundel, nomme 20 Delphi straat, deur Shirmoney Rhode. Die voorlesing word gemeng met sang en drama.
Shirmoney Rhode (25), is gebore en getoë op die Kaapse Vlakte. Sy het haar BA-Honeurs en Onderwysdiploma aan die Univesiteit van Wes-Kaapland voltooi en hou tans skool by Hoërskool Claremont in Kaapstad. In haar vrye tyd geniet sy dit om te hike, lees en om teater opvoeringe te gaan kyk.
Shirmoney Rhode (25) is a writer and performance poet whose work is inspired by the community in which she grew up, Elsies River, and its people. She draws her strength and wisdom from her grandmother who raised her. She completed her BA, BA-Hon (Afrikaans) and PGCE at the University of the Western Cape. She is a champion for Kaapse Afrikaans, which is the dialect of Afrikaans spoken in the Western Cape. This young spontaneous and flamboyant wordsmith started writing at the age of 13. She is passionate about telling the stories of the people in her community and she performs her work on different platforms in Cape Town. She participated in events such as the Open Book Festival, Badilisha Poetry’s 100 thousand poets for change, the Poetica poetry slam and the InZync poetry sessions. She is currently teaching Afrikaans at Claremont High School in Cape Town. When she is not writing or teaching she hikes and reads.