Julius Chingono


Julius Chingono was born on a commercial farm in 1946 and spent most of his life on the mines.

His work has been published in several anthologies of Shona poetry including Nhetembo, Mabvumira eNhetembo  and Gwenyambira. His only novel, Chipo Changu was published in 1978 and an award-winning play, Ruvimbo, was published in 1980.

His poetry in English has also been published in several South African and Zimbabwean anthologies which include Flags of Love (Mireza  yerudo) (1983), Flags of Rags (1996) and Writing Now (2005)

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