Book collage by BookShyBooks.

BookShyBooks blog, run by Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed, has compiled a list of 12 female Zimbabwean writers and their works.

The list contains such known titles as Tsitsi Dangaremgba’s novels Nervous ConditionsThe Book of Not and the forthcoming This Mournable Body; Yvonne Vera’s Why Don’t You Carve Other Animals?Nehanda, Without a NameUnder The TongueButterfly Burning and The Stone Virgins; Petina Gappah’s story collections An Elegy for Easterly and Rotten Row, and her novel The Book of Memory; NoViolet Bulawayo’s novel We Need New Names; Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s story collection Shadows and her new novel House of Stone; and Panashe Chigumadzi’s novel Sweet Medicine and her new nonfiction book These Bones Will Rise Again.

Also included are Bryony Rheam’s This September Sun; Danai Gurira’s In the Continuum and Familiar; Nozipo J. Maraire’s Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter; Sue Nyathi’s The Polygamist and The Gold Diggers; Irene Sabatini’s The Boy Next Door and Peace and Conflict; and Doris Lessing’s The Grass is Singing, The Golden Notebook, and her collection African Stories. 

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Read the list on BookShyBooks.