Nandi Jola

Nandi Jola was born in Gqebera, South Africa. She holds a Master of Arts degree in English (Poetry) from Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland. A poet, storyteller, playwright and creative writing facilitator, Nandi is well known in Northern Ireland and beyond for her work in the Arts and Museum and Heritage sector. 

Among her plays, the topically titled Partition and Mama Don’t Lie, engages with but also seeks to move beyond the Eurocentric themes, was commissioned as part of the Arts Council NI-supported Six Project and Smock Alley Theatre Rachel Baptiste Programme.