Lebo Mashile is an iconic South African poet, author, presenter, actress, and producer. With a career that spans two decades, her lyrical and gutsy poetry has captivated audiences in 28 countries. For those of you who are fans, here is your chance to get to know her better.
Mashile was born in Soweto, Johannesburg in 1973. She studied at the University of the Witwatersrand and graduated with a degree in Media Studies and English Literature. After graduation, she moved to London and quickly became a sought-after artist in the poetry scene. Mashile has won numerous awards for her work, including the South African Literary Awards for Poetry Book of the Year for her book ‘The Whispering of the World’.
Mashile’s career has spanned many different fields. She is best known for her role as the presenter and producer of travel documentary series L’atitude (SABC1) and Drawing The Line (SABC2). She has also presented the popular television show Great Expectations (Etv). For the past three years, she has been the voice of CNN’s Inside Africa.
Mashile continues to be a sought-after artist, travelling around the world to perform her poetry. She has also recently released her latest book,‘The Story of Our Lives’, which is a collection of her poetry and stories. Mashile is also working on a new project that will explore the history of South African music.
Lebo Mashile is an iconic South African poet, author, presenter, actress, and producer. Her career has spanned two decades and she has captivated audiences in 28 countries. She continues to be a sought-after artist and is currently working on a new project that will explore the history of South African music.
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