Tshiamo Malatji

Tshiamo Malatji is a writer and activist in Bloemfontein, Free State. He has written two chapbooks, happi- and and the black trees. He founded the PoClub (UFS Poetry Club) in 2018 and  participates regularly in poetry festivals within Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Kimberley and Johannesburg. PoClub hosts shows bi-weekly shows at the University of the Free State.
Tshiamo represented Free State at the 2016 Current State of Poetry (CSP) National Slam, won the 2016 & 2017 CSP Free State Provincial Slams and also won the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Free State Literature Festival Poetry Slams. In 2015, he was selected to represent Vocal Revolutionaries at the 2015 Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam (which the team ultimately pulled out from).
Currently, he is working on building a poetry movement in Bloemfontein.