Monthly Archives: October 2013

New Interview with Lawrence Hoba

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In 2009, Weaver Press (Zimbabwe) published his collection of short stories, which one awards. He has gone on to publish more stories, and has even been instrumental in the founding of a new journal called The Write Mag, edited by Memory Chirere. We now publish an interview with him, in which he talks about the issues…

Zimbabwean Writer Wins Major Media Award

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______________________ Memory Chirere   ______________________ HARARE, ZIMBABWE: Tinashe Muchuri, staff writer at Parade, a leading Zimbabwean magazine, and current Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Writers Association,who is also a contributor to Munyori Literary Journal,  is the winner of the coveted Delta Corporation Arts and Entertainment Journalist of the year for 2012-13 in the National Journalism and…

Kalpna Rajput Reviews New Book on R. K. Bhushan

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Kalpna Rajput is the poet, translator, reviewer, editor and co-author of several books. She is the Assistant Editor of literary e-zine www.creativesapling.com. Her poems, articles and papers have appeared in different journals of India and abroad. She has edited several books on poetry and criticism. Her recent book Remapping The Female Map: Jhumpa Lahiri and Manju Kapur is published from…

Introducing “Writing Lives” from Weaver Press, Zimbabwe

Writing Lives

Writing Lives, a collection of short stories, featuring Lawrence Hoba, Tendai Huchu, Tendai Machingaidze, Nevanji Madanhire, Daniel Mandishona, Christopher Mlalazi, Blessing Musariri, Chiedza Musengezi, Sekai Nzenza, Fungisayi Sasa and Emmanuel Sigauke. Writing Lives is the seventh of Weaver’s anthologies of short stories following Writing Still, Writing Now, Laughing Now, Women Writing Zimbabwe, Mazambuko and Writing Free. As with the other anthologies, this vibrant…

Golden Baobab Prizes announce 2013 Judges

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Now in its 5th year, the Golden Baobab Prizes for African children’s literature were established in July 2008 to inspire the creation of enthralling African children’s stories by gifted African writers. The prizes invite entries of unpublished stories written by African citizens irrespective of age, race, or country of origin. Formerly known as the Baobab Prize, the Golden…