84pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2023
Debut collection of poems in English by Sipho Banda.
“This poetry collection depicts true stories of ordinary black people living in the supposedly ‘New South Africa’. Banda’s poems portray stains of colonisation even in the postcolonial times.” Kwazi Ndlangisa, winner of the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award 2021 and author of Collecting Self
Sipho Banda was born in Himeville and grew up in Impendle, KwaZulu Natal. He is the author the poetry collection, Ngigabe Ngezakithi, and the play, Umoya Wamagagasi, both published in isiZulu.