About Me: Mbizo Chirasha
Mbizo Chirasha (Zimbabwe)
Mbizo Chirasha is an internationally acclaimed performance poet, writer, and creative projects consultant. He is widely published in more than Seventy-five journals, magazines, and anthologies around the world. He was the poet-in-residence from 2001-2004 for the Iranian embassy/UN Dialogue among civilizations project; the United Nations Information Centre - 2001-2008; Convener/Event Consultant THIS IS AFRICA POETRY NIGHT 2004 - 2006; official performance poet Zimbabwe International Travel Expo in 2007; Poet in Residence of the International conference of African culture and development/ ICACD 2009; and official Poet Sadc Poetry Festival, NAMIBIA 2009.
In 2003 Mbizo was a delegate of Zimbabwe International book fair to the Goteborg international book fair in Sweden. He performed at Nordic African Institute and Swedish writers union. A delegate to the Unesco photo novel writing project in Tanzania, Mbizo is the Official poet in residence for the ISOLA/ international conference of oral literature 2010 in Kenya. Mbizo Chirasha is widely profiled in both local and abroad media institutions. His poetry books Good Morning President is Published in UK and Whispering Woes of Ganges and Zambezi is published by an Indian-American Publisher Cyber wit Press.
A lot of more anthologies are under review by other publishers. Mbizo Chirasha the Founder /Operations/Creative Director of Girl child Creativity Project, the newly founded Urban Colleges Writers Prize. Curator and Producer of GirlchildVoices Fiesta/100 thousand poets for change program in Zimbabwe. Coordinator of Zimbabwe -Nigeria Literary Exchange.
My Passions: reading , listening , forums, writing , organizing , helping and leading
My Challenges: resources , space , likeminded people , travelling/exposure
My Vision for the Future: to see the world a better world through girlchildcreativity and talentr development
My Areas of Expertise: Creative/Literary projects, Writers/Poet in Residence , Teaching, Festval management ,Media Relations, Noetworking and mobilization