Creative Work

October 22, 2020

The Healing Journey and Poetry

Upile Chisala

Reading, writing or hearing poetry gives you the space to pause and reflect. In between sharing poetry from her three poetry collections, Upile Chisala, will share the experiences behind creating that work.

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About Upile Chisala

Upile Chisala is a storyteller from Malawi and a graduate of the University of Oxford. She is known for her short and powerful poems. Chisala recently signed a three-book publishing deal with US based publishing house Andrews McMeel. ‘soft magic’ and ‘nectar’ (2019)  and ‘a fire like you’ (2020) are her collections of poetry and prose. She was among the 2019 Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30 list. Chisala has been featured in several publications to name a few Okay Africa, Huffington Post, Elle SA, Essence, Glamour and more. She lives in Johannesburg.