Judah Mhlaba

Judah Mhlaba, 26 years old, was born in Nelspruit Mpumalanga, South Africa. He writes poetry and short stories and is studying photography. Judah says: “I live for art, be it written, touched, seen or heard.”

Since 2010, Judah has been a member of Afro-Alphabets, a poetry group founded by the Arts and Culture Department at the University of Johannesburg. He has performed a stage presentation based on the anthology Footprints Of The Heart, a compilation of work by the group. His has also performed at the Grahamstown Art Festival and Poetry Africa, 2011.


A Traveling Soul

Judah Mhlaba reads his piece A Traveling Soul. Author's reading set to a custom musical composition and video.

Two Pieces From My Life

Two Pieces From My Life by Judah Mhlaba