Activist, writer, immigrant and performer, Myesha Jenkins has been a visible feature of the Johannesburg poetry scene for the last ten years. Her second collection, Dreams of Flight was launched at the UKZN’s International Festival, Poetry Africa in October 2011.
Her work has been featured in We are: Penguin 2009), Isis X (Botsotso Publishing 2005), and Baobab Journal. She co-founded the all-female, Feela Sistah Spoken Word Collective and Jozi House of Poetry.
She has shared stages with: Lebo Mashile, Napo Masheane, Phillippa Yaa DeVilliers, Mak Manaka, Gabeba Baderoon, Vonani Bila, Makhosazana Xaba and Antonio David Lyons.