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Nozizwe Cynthia Jele
Nozizwe Cynthia Jele
Nozizwe Cynthia Jele
Nozizwe Cynthia Jele grew up KaMaqhekeza near Komatipoort, Mpumalanga.

Her debut novel, Happiness is a Four-Letter Word (Kwela Books, 2010), has won numerous awards including the Best First Book category (Africa region) in the Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2011 and 2011 M-Net Literary Award in the Film category. The book was adapted into film and released at the box office countrywide in February 2016. Nozizwe also writes shorts stories and contributes to magazines and newspapers.

She is one of the ambassadors for The FunDza Literacy Trust. She is currently working on her second novel.
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