Nervous Conditions: on translating one of Zimbabwe’s most famous novels into Shona

I started translating Nervous Conditions around 1999 when I was a visiting Fulbright scholar in the US, where I was teaching Zimbabwean literature....

In Zimbabwe, a small publisher that helped launch big voices shuts down

In 25 years, the couple-run Harare-based Weaver Press published hundreds of Zimbabwean fiction and nonfiction titles....

Renowned Zimbabwean Author Receives Africa Freedom Prize

Tsitsi Dangarembga has long been critic of Zimbabwe’s ruling party...

Renowned Poet and Scholar Tsitsi Jaji to Host Two Inspiring Events in Harare

Harare - Tsitsi Jaji, a distinguished Zimbabwean American poet, scholar, and Associate Professor of English at...

Animal Farm has been translated into Shona – why a group of Zimbabwean writers undertook the task

Novelist Petina Gappah’s call for translators on Facebook has resulted in the publication of Chimurenga Chemhuka....

Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Books of Not – Life through the eyes of Tambudzai

 ‘The Book of Not’. ‘Black and Female’ and ‘Nervous Conditions’ by Tsitsi Dangarembga book covers (left...

Black and Female by Tsitsi Dangarembga review – a woman’s defiant fight to write

The Zimbabwean author celebrates the act of artistic creation while exploring the colonial, racial and gender...

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga among this year’s Windham-Campbell prize winners

Dangarembga, American writer Margo Jefferson and British playwright Winsome Pinnock are among eight recipients of the...

Tsitsi Dangarembga: ‘There is no freedom of expression in Zimbabwe’

The Zimbabwean author and filmmaker receives the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. She told...

Mnangagwa’s ‘A Life of Sacrifice

This authorised biography tells the life history of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa, from childhood to presidency....

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2021

The celebrated Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been announced the winner for this year’s Pen Pinter...

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New novel based on Zim struggle launched in Byo

Then a Wind Blew, a novel written by Kay Powell and published by Weaver Press, Harare,...

New novel charts liberation war through women’s eyes

Then a Wind Blew by Kay Powell published by Weaver Press...

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