Mandisa Mabuthoe

Mandisa Mabuthoe is a poet, play writer and vocalist from Gaborone, Botswana. Her work has been featured in Voiceworks Magazine, Prairie Schooner Online Journal, and Dreaming is a Gift for Me, an audio collection of Botswana poets.

In 2014 she released her first EP, I Used to Be a Dragonfly.

She has performed on several international stages including Federation Square in Melbourne, Shoko Festival in Harare, Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA), and Maun International Festival of the Arts. She also facilitates creative writing workshops in Gaborone.

She is currently a member of a six piece band, The Contrabanditz.