Rethabile Masilo blogs at Poéfrika and co-edits Canopic Jar. He is a Mosotho poet who enjoys reading and writing. He lives in Paris, France, with his wife and two children, where he writes and reads poetry. His work has been published in various magazines and online. He is the author of three poetry collections: Letter to Country (Canopic, 2016), Things That Are Silent (Pindrop Press, 20012) and Waslap (The Onslaught Press, 2015).
Rethabile was born in 1961 in Lesotho and left his country with his parents and siblings to go into exile in 1980. He moved through The Republic of South Africa (very short stay, on account of the weight of Apartheid), Kenya and the United States of America, before settling in France in 1987.