'You do yourself and those you love a disservice when you make yourself smaller, when you eat your words or use less of your light' - the ineffable Upile Chisala in here latest anthology of poetry 'Nectar'.
Gracing our stage for the second time this year,
The Cheeky Natives x WordNSound are so honoured
to have Upile Chisala. Join us at African Flavour Books for an afternoon of poetry reading, performance and discussion.
Reserve your tickets here: http://bit.ly/2zCrmqM
Malawian storyteller, poet and sociologist, Upile Chisala is part of a new wave of African feminism writers bringing to the fore black women's stories in all the complexities of pain, joy and growing.
She's the author of two books, 'soft magic' and 'nectar'.
The site of so much black girl magic, healing and affirmation.
Currently reading for her second masters at Oxford University in medical anthropology.
Upile is black girl magic in all its melanin splendor.