Chris Mlalazi (1970) has published a short-story collection, Dancing with Life and other Short Stories (2008). His play, The Crocodile of Zambezi, co-written with Raisedon Baya, was banned. From 2006 to 2008, he was the country co-ordinator for Power in the Voice, a British Council spoken-word initiative. He is also patron of the Bulawayo branch of the Budding Writers’ Association.
Chris Mlalazi's poem ‘They Are Coming’ was published in the PIW Zimbabwe election issue of October 2008. This text was written for that publication.