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An Alumnus Of UKZN Publishes His Own Book



An Alumnus Of UKZN Publishes His Own Book

An Alumnus Of UKZN Publishes His Own Book. Kaylah Boyce, an alumna of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), has recently made waves in the literary world by self-publishing her debut anthology of poetry, titled The Exposition, available on Amazon Kindle.

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A Journey Sparked in Youth

Ms. Boyce, who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English, Media, and Cultural Studies, followed by an Honours degree in English Literature, traces her passion for writing back to her formative years. “I developed an immense passion for reading and writing during my teenage years and I decided to pursue my dreams in the world of literature wholeheartedly after matric,” she shares.

The Birth of The Exposition At UKZN

Boyce embarked on her writing journey during her time at UKZN, conceptualizing The Exposition during her third year of study. The anthology is a culmination of her poetic endeavors, meticulously crafted and edited over several months. Drawing inspiration from her personal encounters, as well as the literary works she delved into during her postgraduate studies, the anthology delves into themes of growth, self-love, empowerment, and healing.

UKZN Impact and Aspirations

In discussing her aspirations, Boyce expresses her elation at achieving her childhood dream of becoming a published author. “I’m in a state of bliss about becoming a published author. It has been my dream from a very young age and I feel blessed and grateful that it has come true, especially in my youth,” she exclaims.

Looking ahead, Boyce envisions expanding her literary repertoire with another anthology of poetry, serving as a sequel to The Exposition. Currently employed as a social media content writer at Muse Libra, a creative agency, she continues to nurture her creativity through blogging and crafting during her leisure time.

UKZN Gratitude and Acknowledgment

Acknowledging the support she received, Boyce extends her gratitude to her lecturers at UKZN for fostering her writing skills. She also expresses appreciation for her family and friends, whose encouragement and assistance were invaluable throughout the journey of bringing The Exposition to fruition. “I am very grateful and blessed to have such an amazing support structure,” she concludes.


Kaylah Boyce journey from a student at UKZN to a self-published author stands as a testament to the power of perseverance, passion, and the unwavering support of loved ones. With her debut anthology, she aims to touch hearts, inspire minds, and leave an indelible mark on the literary landscape.

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