Daniel Mandishona

Daniel Mandishona studied graphic design and then architecture at the Bartlett School, University College London. He began writing in 1982 after reading Dambudzo Marechera‘s House of Hunger. His first short story, “A Waste Land” was published in Contemporary African Short Stories (1992). Another of his short stories, “A Secret Sin” appears in Writing Now (2005). … Continue reading

Ignatius Tirivangani Mabasa

Ignatius Tirivangani Mabasa‘s satirical novel, Mapenzi (Fools), won the Zimbabwe Book Publishers’ Association award in 1999 and was nominated as one of Zimbabwe’s 75 Best Books of the 20th Century by the Zimbabwe international Book Book Fair. Mabasa writes mainly in Shona and is currently finalising two novels. He is also working on a translation … Continue reading

Nhamo Mhiripiri

Nhamo Mhiripiri was born in Harare and grew up playing soccer in the streets of Harare and Chitungwiza. During his goalkeeping days he learnt to make a plastic ball, that actually bounced, from recycled maize-flour plastic bags. After obtaining his B.A. in English and History at the University of Zimbabwe, he embarked on a post-graduate … Continue reading