Rachel Solomon

Rachel is a 21 year old student completing her BA in English and History, with the hope of pursuing an honours in English in post-modern literature, creative writing and poetry.

Rachael has been doing poetry for most of her life, but only recently has she been exposed to the Durban poetry circle and culture. A lover of all types of poetry, specifically performance and spoken word poetry, and the conversational tone these styles create. Rachel’s love for words, rhythm and delivery originates from her childhood experience of listening to Jazz with her father. A love that would later shape into Rap and Hip Hop. She has performed in various open mic sessions and participated in a number of poetry sessions with the Word Architeks.