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Makhosazana Xaba

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About Makhosazana Xaba

xaba1.jpgMakhosazana Xaba is the author of these hands (Timbila, 2005) a volume of poetry that is currently undergoing translation into French. She holds an MA in Creative Writing (cum laude) from the University of the Witwatersrand and is the winner of the 2005 Deon Hofmeyr Award for Creative Writing. Currently, she is a Writing Fellow at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER) working on a biography project.

Before turning to writing she worked in local and international NGOs as a women’s health specialist in various positions. Xaba published extensively in academic and development journals on health systems management, gender and health and women’s health policies. She lives in Jozi with her daughter Nala.

Photograph courtesy the Centre for Creative Arts.

 

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  • <a href="http://www.modjajibooks.co.za" rel="nofollow">Colleen</a>
    Colleen
    July 5th, 2008 @10:37 #
     
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    Welcome to Book SA Khosi -- look forward to hearing from you on this forum.

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  • <a href="http://rustumkozain.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Rustum Kozain</a>
    Rustum Kozain
    July 7th, 2008 @10:52 #
     
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    Makhosazana, welcome to BookSA!

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  • <a href="http://helenmoffett.book.co.za" rel="nofollow">Helen</a>
    Helen
    October 3rd, 2008 @19:20 #
     
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    Khosi my dear, I am trying to get hold of you, and the e-address you gave me at the Book Fair keeps bouncing back. Do write me at hecate@iafrica.com, please. Or if any Book Sa members have her contact details, then pl let me know off-list -- ta!

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  • <a href="http://www.modjajibooks.co.za" rel="nofollow">Colleen</a>
    Colleen
    October 3rd, 2008 @21:00 #
     
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    I have Khosi's details, will email them to you.

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