Poetry and Self-Publishing

This discussion will dissect what self-publishing is and all its processes. The workshop aims to provide a comprehensive understanding about what it takes to go down the self-publishing road, the benefits and challenges, as well as how it compares to mainstream publishing.

Flow Wellington, founding director of Poetree Publications (est. 2011), will especially dissect what self-publishing poetry books entails and what the process looks like in the South African industry context.

  • Ticket Price: R0.00
  • Genre: Webinar
  • Duration (minutes): 80 mins
  • Ages: 18+
  • Release Date: July 15, 2021 22:00 - July 31, 2021 23:59
  • Language: English



Facilitator: Flow Wellington


FLOW WELLINGTON is a poet, publisher, and founder of Poetree Publications. Her work has been published locally and internationally through Badilisha Poetry X-Change, Poetry Potion, Poetry Institute of Africa, Atlanta Review, and anthologies such To Breathe into Another Voice, to name a few.
She is the author of two self-published collections: The Undelivered Score (2011) and Gau-Trained, poems & stories (2018), and publishing-editor of international anthologies Uni-Verse-Al (2012) and The Looking Glass Anthology.
She was long-listed for the 2018 & 2019 Sol Plaatje Poetry Award and recipient of a 2019 AfriCAN Author’s Award for Poetry.
Her company, Poetree Publications, has published 23 book titles for local and international writers in poetry, children’s literature, novellas, short stories, and visual arts.