Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Kakwenza Rukirabashaija named this year’s International Writer of Courage
The Ugandan novelist, who was tortured in prison over his book The Greedy Barbarian, has been selected by Tsitsi Dangarembga as part of the PEN Pinter prize

Alison Flood

11, Oct, 2021 @7:30 PM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga’s next work won’t be read by anyone until 2114
The Zimbabwean writer joins authors including including Margaret Atwood and Ocean Vuong who have agreed to lock away new writing in the Future Library

Alison Flood

25, Aug, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter prize
Author, who was arrested last year in Harare while protesting against corruption, is hailed by judges as a ‘voice of hope we all need to hear’

Alison Flood

08, Jun, 2021 @10:45 AM

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On the brink of a Booker: 2020's shortlisted authors on the stories behind their novels
With the winner due to be announced next week, the six novelists up for the Booker prize reveal their inspirations

Douglas Stuart, Avni Doshi, Brandon Taylor, Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Maaza Mengiste

13, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Charges against Tsitsi Dangarembga must be dropped, argue writers
The Zimbabwean novelist, shortlisted for this year’s Booker prize for This Mournable Body, is accused of intending to incite public violence in Harare

Richard Lea

06, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Most diverse Booker prize shortlist ever as Hilary Mantel misses out
With no room for Mantel’s conclusion to her Wolf Hall trilogy, the six finalists also include four debuts

Alison Flood and Sian Cain

15, Sep, 2020 @12:21 PM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga: 'I am afraid. There have been abductions'
Four days after the Zimbabwean writer and film-maker made the Booker longlist, she was arrested. She talks about protest, Africa’s film industry and her hopes for her country

Claire Armitstead

14, Aug, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Booker-longlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga freed on bail in Zimbabwe
The novelist, whose book This Mournable Body was named as a finalist last week, had been arrested while taking part in anti-corruption protests

Alison Flood

03, Aug, 2020 @1:01 PM

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Booker prize-longlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga arrested in Zimbabwe
Author of This Mournable Body detained as part of sweeping crackdown by security agencies

Alison Flood, Jason Burke, and Nyasha Chingono in Harare

31, Jul, 2020 @12:28 PM

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This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga review – a sublime sequel
A woman confronts the realities of life in Zimbabwe and reckons with her past in this follow-up to the 1988 classic Nervous Conditions

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

24, Jan, 2020 @7:30 AM

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This Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga review – life on the precipice
A powerful tale of a woman’s descent into poverty in modern Harare

Lara Feigel

12, Jan, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga: ‘Reading Toni Morrison’s Beloved changed my life’
The Zimbabwean author on her love for Toni Morrison and Doris Lessing, and why Reni Eddo-Lodge changed her mind about England

Tsitsi Dangarembga

10, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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