Tag: Booker Prize


It’s becoming increasingly dangerous to speak out about Mnangagwa’s govt – writer Tsitsi Dangarembga

The Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga almost didn’t get published at all. But even though her debut novel – when it finally came out – attracted international acclaim, publishing the next two still wasn’t easy. Now, while the third part of her trilogy has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Ms […]


Writer Tsitsi Dangarembga shortlisted for Booker Prize

A Zimbabwean writer who was arrested during anti-government protests is among six finalists announced Tuesday for the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction. Tsitsi Dangarembga was nominated for the 50,000-pound ($63,000) award for “This Mournable Body,” which links the breakdown of its central character and turmoil in post-colonial Zimbabwe. Dangarembga was […]