Queer thinker, beer drinker.

A classically untrained writer of fantasy with deep Southern African roots, and North, East, and West African fruits. Beyond that, heavily invested in alchemy, food, coffee, witchcraft, petty gods, and storycraft.

Wattpad Star. Watty Award: Winner (2019) & Shortlist (2018). 5x featured. Paid Stories Author. Open Novella Contest: Grand Winner (2018) & Shortlist (2019).

A griot in training.

Xhosa.

He/Him.

Say, enjoy my works and wanna join my discord server?
HERE YA GO: https://discord.gg/heGdWcW
  • South Africa
  • JoinedAugust 19, 2015




Stories by Hlumelo
Nomvula by authorhlumelo
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Nomvula
A pacifist queen with a bloody past and a dark god trapped inside her must decide between going to war or wat...
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The Golemite by authorhlumelo
The Golemite
Anele is an earth witch, capable of transmuting dirt into a strange black clay at will. Though she would die...
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Brown Eyes, Black Ink (Wattpad Blog) by authorhlumelo
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A blog at the intersection of identity and literature. Well, a spice mix of opinions, wonderings, and self-a...
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