Saturday evening was bittersweet for the Mungoshi family. The family picked up two gongs at the National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA), making it a total of three that they have won, but pressing hard on their minds and hearts was the urgent need to raise enough money for their father and husband, Charles Mungoshi, to get his operation done. Read more
Harare members and those interested in membership of The Zimbabwe Writers’ Association meet this weekend at the Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) offices in the Harare Gardens. Read more
Renowned Zimbabwean writer, Charles Mungoshi, is in need of repeat operation, after doctors at a government hospital inserted a shunt to drain water from his brain last year. The shunt is not working, so liquid building up in his skull and putting pressure on his brain. Read more
“My parents taught me to fight and that one is never entitled to favours so I made it a point that I would publish the book against all odds and it is only best that I dedicate this nomination to my dad who passed away last year as well as my mother, who shall make the trip to Harare for the awards gala,” said journalist-cum-author, Robert Mukondiwa. Read more
On February 14, 2004, Wanda Kawadza was thrown from a twin cab pickup truck she had boarded to take her home, bringing an abrupt end to her journey, the long awaited romantic weekend she had planned to spend with her husband and life as she knew it then. Read more
amaBooks Publishers are planning a new collection of Zimbabwean short stories, to be published in 2017. They are asking for submissions from writers for this collection. Read more
For the first time ever, literary fans around the world can access original letters, manuscripts and notes by the late Dambudzo Marechera in a new online archive which has just been published by Humboldt University in Germany.
When the novel, The Girl on the Train, came out in 2015, its Zimbabwean-born author, Paula Hawkins, could not have guessed the scale and speed of its success. Read more