Noma Sibanda is an AfriAmerinedian singer-songwriter and Founder/Owner of Qhawe Communications, Entertainment & Publishing – a communications lover whose dreams and realist personalities have collided to create an arts, social justice and corporate career. She is also a first time mom to a joyful toddler who might love dancing more than her mama and papa. Noma is launching the 2018 Black Arts Festival in Winnipeg – including the African & Black Diaspora Literary Series. Noma rests her boots in Winnipeg and Cape Town and recently left a part of her sandals in Bali, Indonesia. She is the Contributing Editor for Poetry.