Malika Ndlovu‘s words and performances feature on various online platforms, on pages and stages across South Africa and globally. She has been contributing to South African arts, culture and poetry specifically, for over 25 years. As a trans-disciplinary artist, she thrives on collaboration. She has published two plays and five poetry collections, edited and mentored several emerging writers’ works, curated numerous multimedia events around and beyond poetry. As an applied arts practitioner consistently promoting healing and grieving well through creative expression, she is a member of the national Arts in Psychosocial Support CoP (community of practice). She features prominently in Our Words, Our Worlds: Writing on Black South African Women Poets, 2000 – 2018 edited by Makhosazana Xaba and contributed to Our Ghost were Once People published in 2021. Ndlovu’s next book, Grief Seed, will be published later in 2022.