Mabuza, Lindiwe (South Africa)

1938 -

In addition to being a poet, Mabuza has worked as a teacher and journalist, and served as the ANC representative to Scandinavia and the US, a member of South Africa's first majority-rule parliament, and an ambassador.

Short Stories

  • Mabuza, Lindiwe. One Never Knows: An Anthology of Black South African Women Writers in Exile.. Braamfontein: Skotaville Publishers, 1989..


  • Mabuza, Lindiwe. "Letter to Letta.". Johannesburg: Skotaville Publishers, 1991..
  • Mabuza, Lindiwe. "Voices That Lead: Poems 1976-1996.". Florida Hills [South Africa] : Vivlia, 1998..
  • Mabuza, Lindiwe. "Footprints and Fingerprints.". Northlands, SA: Picador, 2008..


  • Upton, E. M. "Born to the Struggle, Learning to Write." Feminist Studies 21.3 (1995): 615-27.