"Poets are angels beaconing the audience to heaven.
To have them see the divine footprints within themselves"
Nkosinathi Ntini at Pick Me Up Poetry
Nkosinathi Ntini

We poetry a conversation.

Registered in 2013, Pick Me Up Poetry has become one of Africa’s leading platforms for spoken word, live music and literature.

Why Trust Us?

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We have been registered with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission of South Africa since 2013. 

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Our Vision

We aim to be a trusted global institution for Arts & Culture.

I write for a living
Our mission

To make poetry an industry that empowers creators and changes lives.


Pick Me Up Poetry seeks to be an agent of change in society by fostering cross-cultural dialogue and providing much-needed representation for creators across the globe. Pick Me Up Poetry facilitates insightful glimpses into cultures through our diverse selection of titles in various formats, from articles in our online magazine, to published anthologies, spoken-word sessions, workshops and more.

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How can we provide poetry that speaks globally, with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion? The answer: Providing free access for everyone worldwide while also presenting them with opportunities for publication and growth.

We aspire to create opportunities for writers and performers from all around the world by providing them with a chance to be heard while also educating others on the power of literature in its many forms.

Company Values

Social Learning

We strongly believe that people learn best from one another, through observation, emulation, and modelling. 

Creative Expression

The domains of visual art, music, dance and theatre are the foremost fields for individuals to explore creatively and grow.


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