Natalia Molebatsi

Natalia Molebatsi is a poet and singer who experiments with jazz, reggae and hip hop. Her CDs, Come as you are: Poems for Four Strings and Natalia Molebatsi & The Soul Making are a fusion of poetry and a variety of music styles.

Her books include Elephant Woman Song published through Forum, Sardo Dance published through Ge’ko, and We Are: A Poetry Anthology (as editor) published through Penguin books. Her work is anthologised in among other books, Letter to South Africa: Poets Calling the State to OrderHappiness the Delight-Tree: An Anthology of Contemporary International PoetryNew Coin, and the Anthology of World Poetry (2010).

Her academic writing appears in Scrutiny2Rhodes Journalism Review and Muziki.
Natalia has performed poetry and facilitated creative writing workshops in high schools, universities and at festivals in Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Zimbabwe, England, Spain, Italy, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Palestine, Germany and the USA, among other countries.

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