Introducing myself and my journal: Voices Fiesta

Mbizo Chirasha
Posted June 1, 2013 from Zimbabwe

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

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  • Phionah Musumba
    Jun 01, 2013
    Jun 01, 2013

    Dear Mbizo, I am impressed by the wealth of expertise you have in the literary world, which will be very valuable to other members of this forum. Keep up the good work. I warmly welcome you to World Pulse, a home away from home. A community where you get to exchange ideas, opinions, needs and solutions with like minded members spanning 190 countries across the world. Here, no voice goes unheard as each and every voice matters. It will be very exciting to hear yours, I can't wait. Looking forward to read you. All the best,

  • Mbizo Chirasha
    Jun 04, 2013
    Jun 04, 2013

    Iam grateful . I believe i have joined the right group and team . I think iam in the best track . Iam a male activist who believe in using creativity , arts , motivating girlchildtalent in motivating girls in unleashing their talent . I want to be an example of men to start thinking of ways to develop the best way to connect girls anmd women to a wider peaceful and creative world.Lets link up to work together for best to transform community perceptions.

  • Fatima Waziri - Azi
    Aug 13, 2013
    Aug 13, 2013

    Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

    It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community. Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!