Sista Zai Zanda

A stylised portrait of Sista Zai Zanda, smiling, she is wearing a black top and fabulous green earrings.

Sista Zai Zanda is an Afrofuturistic Storyteller and Community Builder. She loves big ideas. Her latest project, “Sista Zai’s 5PM Storytime”, brings the joy, love and magic of storytime for her social media audience to indulge in a restorative break and reflective pause as we collectively re/imagine a #NewNormal where everyone thrives. You are welcome to join the private Facebook group. Amongst Sista Zai’s career highlights, she founded and curated the iconic Pan African Poets Cafe, toured Denmark delivering slam poetry workshops, worked as the Youth Zone Consultant for one of Africa’s top ten international arts festivals, received a Round Four Neilma Sydney Literary Travel Fund for a self-directed research tour in South Africa and co/hosted several events including a Creative State Summit, Melbourne Writers Festival Opening and Closing Night and Community Broadcasting Association Of Australia Annual Conference. You can find Sista Zai on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook – just don’t spell her “Sister” because Sista Zai’s not a nun – yet.

Find Sista Zai’s eponymous work, Mme Brussels, in the journey Taking Space.

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