2nd issue, miyela coming to you, looking for contributors!

Hello there,

So first things first,



We would like to thank all the contributors for the second issue and the multimedia disk. Your work has helped ‘Booze Pens and Cameras’ meet the expectations of those who bought the first issue ‘House Niggers and Porch Monkeys’.

Contributors for this edition: Kabomo Vilakazi, Afurakan Mohare, Ntsako Mkhabela, Terracotta Strings, Thapelo Tshelapedi, La Schandre Coetzee, Trevor Kana, Thabo Lesoro, Qhakaza Mbali Mthembu, Peter Barlow, Neo Khanyile, Tshegofatso Raphuti, Hlawulani Mkhabela, Ray Whitcher, Tim Jardim, Awie Kruger, Megan Lewis, Nkululeko Mthembu, Sydelle Willow Smith, Jovan Kent, Mbali Mtsweni,Tsepiso Sathie Nzayo , Mvuzo Ponono and Adwoa Ankoma.

Then we would like to send madd love to everyone who has bought a copy of this latest issue. Thank you for all the support. If you would like to join the cool kids, you can still buy a copy. Place your order at miyela@gmail.com

To get a copy mailed to you, email: miyela@gmail.com
Bank: Standard Bank
Account: Business hn
Account number: 386700095
Branch code: 00051001
Reference: Miyela Sales

Send us an email with proof of payment, and a postal address too.


It’s December vac and all the Miyela agents are headed back home until February. So if you are in or around Cape Town, Durban, Windhoek, Johannesburg, the Free State or Limpopo, we have agents headed your way.

Place an order at miyela@gmail.com and we will make sure they bring you a copy. Only R15 a copy (first 100 copies sold come with a multimedia disk. On the disk: video interview with Gang of Instrumentals, 5 local hip hop tracks, a PDF of the first issue and all the pics and illustrations in full colour).


The team is at it again, working hard to bring out the third issue. If you would like to be a part of it all, send us your work (photography, illustrations, music, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, political commentary, general rant…) on any topic and if it’s dope it makes it in.

Miyela: the ultimate space for expression.
Send all work to miyela@gmail.com

We are still working on a theme so if you have any ideas, please share them with us, we would love to hear from you. The previous themes were: ‘House Niggers and Porch Monkeys’ and then ‘Booze, Pens and Cameras’.

Much love