To the person I think I am,
the person I hope to be
and the person I need to be.
May they all be the person that I am.



Qabaniso Malewezi, also just known as Q, is an award winning Malawian spoken word artist and educator. He has recited original works at events such as Poetry Africa, AfrWeka Poetry Festival, Harare International Festival of Arts, Word N Sound Poetry Festival and Lake of Stars Arts Festival. He has been featured on CNN’s African Voices, BBC Africa, NME Magazine and The Travel Channel.

Q is a founding member of The Living Room Poetry Club that has created a poetry and spoken word scene in Lilongwe. In 2015, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to the creative arts by Mzuzu university. He has also published two poetry anthologies, The Road Taken (2011) and Little Discoveries (2013) as well as a spoken word CD titled “People”.