Newtown, 7th November, 1 p.m.
121, Bree Street, Newtown, South Africa
the wRite associates and jozi art:lab present
"Writers In Conversation...celebrating the African International Writers Day".
Shimmer Chinodya, Oswald Mbuyiseni Mtshali
presenter: Sandile Ngidi
Shimmer Chinodya is one of
Zimbabwe’s most celebrated post-independence literary writers. He won
The Commonwealth Writers Prize, Africa region in 1990, for his
critically acclaimed novel, Harvest of Thorns. His other publications
include Dew in the Morning (1982), Tale of Tamari (2004) and Can we
Talk and Other Stories...
(1998), which was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for African Writing
in 2000. Chinodya has written short stories, children’s books and film
scripts. He has received numerous writing fellowships. From 1995-1997,
he was Visiting Professor in Creative Writing and African Literature at
the University of St Lawrence in the US. He was part of the writers in
residence programme of the Sylt foundation in 2009.