Naidene Lottering

Naidene Lottering is a Spoken Word Artist born in Elsies River, Cape Town. Her spoken word artistry is a powerful vehicle for raising awareness and fostering empathy. She is also a member of the Mengelmoes poets and published some of her poems in their collection In Woorde Gebaar. You can also find some of her poems published in collaborative anthologies. By bringing these raw and authentic stories to the forefront, she creates a platform for dialogue and understanding, transcending the boundaries of conventional expression. She is an active participant in local festivals and shares her love for the Cape and their vernacular through her poetry. With a deep-rooted connection to her heritage, she draws inspiration from her background and writes passionately about life and its people.