Sizwe is 22 years old and lives in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. He is unemployed but writes whenever he can.
His favourite books are: Kuxolelwa abanjani by NG Sibiya and Bengithi lizokuna by N.G Sibiya.
Sizwe starting writing when he was in Grade 5, in 2000. He read and wrote poems in both Zulu and English.
After studying at Maduladula Primary and Hlubi High School, he completed his matric in 2007.
Sizwe’s message to the youth of SA today:
“There is always a chance to fulfil whatever you have started so long as you have tomorrow! Once you’ve started doing something, finish it and the rest will follow!”