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Saliha Haddad

Junior Literary Agent (Algeria)

Saliha Haddad is an Algerian part-time teacher of English at the university Amar Telidji of Laghouat. She graduated in the field of Anglophone Literature and Civilization in 2015. She is a literary interviewer for the online magazine Africa in Dialogue. Haddad has also written on cultural subjects for the Algerian online platform Dzair World and for the magazine Ineffable Art…

Linda Ann Strang

Editor-in-Chief (Hotazel Review)

Linda Ann Strang joins the team as the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the WAA’s associated literary journal, the Hotazel Review (forthcoming May 2021). Strang has an MA in English Literature and a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University. Her poetry and short stories have been published, or are forthcoming, in over fifty journals and anthologies worldwide,…

Onukaogu Joshua Emeka

Talents Agent/Manager/Publicist

Onukaogu Joshua Emeka, popularly called 2jo, is a graduate of Electrical Electronics Engineering from the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University. He is an Entertainment Consultant, a songwriter, music producer, music coach, and music promoter. He has been a Regional selector (judge) for The Voice Nigeria 2017,  Music/Party Coordinator Big Brother Naija Seasons 4/5. He was the manager for Nigeria’s best Female…

Chinedu Ohiaeri

Logistics Manager

Chinedu Ohiaeri studied Statistics at Imo State University in Nigeria. As the Chief Executive Officer of Cubic Options PTY in South Africa, he serves as the Logistics Manager at World Arts Agency.

Michael Chiedoziem Chukwudera

Arts Agent Intern

Michael Chiedoziem Chukwudera is a writer, journalist and editor. His works have appeared and are forthcoming in Jalada Africa, Kalahari Review, African Writer, Poets in Nigeria, Praxis, Fortunate Traveller, and elsewhere. He is the editor at Voice of the East and also writes weekly columns for The Journal Nigeria and You can read his works at Voice of the East…

Siyabonga Mbaba

Senior Music Agent

Siyabonga Mbaba is a multifaceted creative, entrepreneur, event organizer, performing artist and community activist. Siyabonga is the founder and Managing Director of Ghetto Magazine which focuses on African creativity and youth development, he also founded Ghetto sessions, a platform for musicians, poets, dancers and actors. The company exists to support the township tourism economy and promotion of vibrant culture of entrepreneurship…

Kharys Ateh Laue

Junior Editorial Agent

Kharys Ateh Laue is a South African writer, researcher, and editorial agent. She holds an MA in English Literature from the university currently known as Rhodes and taught English in South Korea for two years. Kharys is currently studying for her MA in Creative Writing at the University of Cape Town. Her work has appeared in various national and international…

Jocelyn Fryer

Consultant Editor

Jocelyn Fryer is a rather eclectic creature. She has a BA (Hons) and an MA in English Literature (NMU). Jocelyn Fryer’s dissertation, Altering Urbanscapes: South African Writers Re-imagining Johannesburg, and published work in English in Africa seek to reframe discussions around more inclusive and welcoming urbanscapes, in the imaginary of African literatures, architectures and city-planning, within the context of a…

Shaun Pieter Clamp

Junior Literary and Publicity Agent

He was the co-editor of Aerial 2018, an annual ISEA writing class anthology. In 2019, he was the co-editor of Abantu: Our Zine, an art and literary zine published through Instagram (@abantu.our.zine). His writing has been published in New Contrast: South African Literary Journal, Aerial 2018 and Coming Home: Poems of the Grahamstown Diaspora.

Tonye Altraide

Tonye Altraide

Co-Agent

We handle our foreign rights and work with care to place our titles with foreign publishers. We also collaborate with co-agents in Europe, US & China. For more information about foreign rights, please contact: info@worldartsagency.co.za