Sejake Matsela is a writer from Lesotho. After graduating from the University of Cape Town, he moved back to Lesotho and resumed work as a documentary filmmaker. He taught film production and screenwriting briefly at a university there, also running screenwriting workshops for organisations. He has written short dramas that have been produced for television, and short fiction. As a poet in Cape Town, he performed surreal pieces accompanied by jazz music. He now lives with his wife in Central Illinois, America.