Koleka Putuma Biography
Putuma was born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1993. She studied for a BA in Theatre and Performance at the University of Cape Town. In 2016 she was awarded the PEN student writing prize for her poem ‘Water’. This poem is used in schools as a reminder that access to water is political, historical and racialized.
Koleka Putuma is a famous Poet, who was born on March 22, 1993 in South Africa.
According to Astrologers, Koleka Putuma zodiac sign is Aries
Koleka Putuma (born in Port Elizabeth, 22 March 1993) is an award-winning, South African, queer poet and theatre-maker. She was nominated one of Okay Africa’s most influential women in 2019.
Koleka Putuma Net Worth
Koleka Putuma is one of the richest Poet. Koleka Putuma is also listed on the elit list of Richest Poet born on March 22 . According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Koleka Putuma net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.
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|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Poet|
|House||Living in own house.|
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Putuma first came to global attention with the publication of her poetry collection Collective Amnesia in 2017. The Johannesburg Review of Books hailed Putuma as a “genius”. It was released with complementary photography by Cape Town-based photographer Andy Mkosi. Within three months of its release the book sold 2000 copies, had 17 launches across South Africa and was on the syllabus at two universities. After eight months it had sold over 5000 copies and Putuma had given performances of it across three continents. It was translated to Spanish by Lawrence Schimel and Arrate Hidalgo and was published in 2019. Its Danish translation is due to be published in 2020. As of 2018, Putuma is the best-selling poet in South African history.
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Ranked on the list of most popular Poet. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in South Africa.