Siphindile Hlongwa works as the Senior Administrator and Curator for the Time of the Writer Festival and Poetry Africa Festival. She attained her Bachelor of Technology degree in business administration and holds a diploma in drama studies obtained from the Durban University of Technology. She joined the Centre for Creative Arts in 2011, after working for the Siwela Sonke Dance theatre company and Eager Artists productions as a performing artist and an art administrator. Siphindile oversees the general office administration for the CCA as well undertaking responsibilities as the Centre’s Safety & Health Officer and Covid-19 compliance administrator.