Siphiwo Mahala

AboutSiphiwo Mahala

Siphiwo Mahala (PhD) is an accomplished writer, playwright and literary scholar plying his trade in English and IsiXhosa. He is the author of the following books: When a Man Cries (2007), Yakhal’ Indoda (2010), African Delights (2011), The House of Truth (2017) and Red Apple Dreams and Other Stories (2019). He is the founder and editor of Imbiza Journal for African Writing. His latest book, Can Themba: The Making and Breaking of the Intellectual Tsotsi (March 2022), is based on his doctoral research. His plays, The House of Truth and Bloke & His American Bantu, have been received with critical acclaim.