Born in Masvingo Province in Mwenezi District, Idzai Iris Mushayabasa holds a Bachelor of Arts General Degree (English and Linguistics) from the University of Zimbabwe and has taught at Vurasha Secondary School in Mberengwa, Mwenezi High School and Chibaya Secondary School in Masvingo Province. She is a new poet and writer who has three of her poems, Ndotamba Mutambiroyi, Panzvimbo and Wotokwinya Chimhandara published in Dzinonyandura, Svinga Renduri an anthology by 263 set for 2016 -17 Advanced Level public examinations. Her passion for the advancement and promotion of languages and African culture among today’s youth is strongly painted in her poems and writings on social networks.Her poems probe into issues related to culture and identity. She also gives remarkable attention to women’s problems especially in marriage. Read the story here.