06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Khanyiso Mabodla


Khanyiso Mabodla, named “Most Promising Writer” at the Naked Poetry Slam competition, is a Lingua Franca resident poet, notable for his ability to write powerfully in both Xhosa and English. A dynamic performer, Khanyiso is recognized for his energetic and interactive style of poetry that engages and captivates his audiences. He has performed in poetry in-performance productions: Izityhilelo Zobuze, Umzila ka Moya and Indumiso Zothando.