Chioniso Tsikisayi is a spoken word poet, writer, filmmaker, and singer based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Her work has appeared in Brittle Paper, Isele Magazine, Litro Magazine and The Kalahari Review. She is the first runner up for the 65th Kenya Poetry Slam Africa Contest and placed third for the Intwasa Short Story Competition 2021. Her poetic offerings have been translated to Italian and Spanish by Afrowomen Poetry and Vuela Palabra respectively. She tweets as @chichicelest.