Malika Ndlovu

About Malika Ndlovu

MALIKA NDLOVU ‘s words and performances appear on pages and stages across South Africa and globally for over 25 years. Having published two plays, five solo poetry collections, curated numerous multimedia/ poetry, she is also an applied arts practitioner and member of Sp(i)eel Art Therapies Collective. She features prominently in Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000 – 2018, ed. Makhosazana Xaba (UKZN Press, 2019) and Voices Unbound: Poems from the 8th International Symposium of Poetic Inquiry. (HSRC Press, 2023). Malika’s keynote Re-turning to Ourselves, Our Wealth: Poetic reflections opened the 2023 Inaugural Conference of the African Humanities Association. Her latest book Grief Seed will be published in 2024.