Tendai M Shaba

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Tendai M Shaba
Born
Tendai Shaba

(1989-04-18) 18 April 1989 (age 33)
Lilongwe, Malawi
NationalityMalawian
CitizenshipMalawi
EducationCyprus Institute of Marketing
Phwezi Secondary School
Occupation
  • Poet
  • Writer
  • Narrator
  • Personal development advocate

Tendai M Shaba (born 18 April 1989) is a Malawian born poet,[1] writer, narrator and personal development[2] advocate.

Tendai Shaba

His first publication is Realizing myself (2020)[3] which is a collection of poems based on psychological concepts on self improvement and self growth. He started writing at age 14 having been introduced to English and African literature. He holds a bachelors degree in business administration obtained from Cyprus Institute of Marketing (2016). His work explores personal development[4] concepts such as self-actualization, self awareness, self motivation and self belief.

Biography

Shaba was born in Lilongwe, Malawi. His creativity was inspired by his father who housed a vast collection of music records, books, films and magazines. He started writing and performing poetry at age 14. He attended Phwezi Boys Secondary School, before studying business administration at the Cyprus Institute of Marketing.[5]

Career

Realizing myself [6](2020) Shaba’s first book, a collection of poems called Realizing myself, was self-published on Amazon on march 29, 2020. An audio book, narrated by Shaba, was released on April 28, 2020 on digital streaming platforms. The collection of poems[7] is based on psychological concepts such as self-actualization, self awareness, self motivation and self belief. Shaba also draws inspiration from Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and the theory of change.

Artistry

Shaba [8]uses a unique speech to text writing style. He writes short and simple poems as he would perform them. His poems are relatable and have deeper meanings.

Influences

Shaba draws his writing inspiration from the Bible and his storytelling from African culture, Aesop Fables|Aesop fables and British cinema.

References

  1. Editor, Online. "Malaw Poetry". www.malaw24.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  2. Editor, Online. "Tendai Shaba advocate for personal development through poetry". www.malawi24.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  3. Editor, Online. "Realizing Myself". www.blubrry.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  4. Editor, Online. "Tendai shaba 2 poems out on valentines day advocates for sustainable personal development". www.nyasatimes.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  5. Editor, Online. "Cyprus Institute of Marketing". www.cima.ac.cy. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  6. Editor, Online. "Realizing Myself". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  7. Editor, Online. "Poet shaba unveils new series". www.kulinji.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  8. Editor, Online. "Tendai shaba". www.malawi24.com. Retrieved 2020-06-06. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)

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