Tsitsi Dangarembga

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Tsitsi Dangarembga, Anne Carson and Mary Gaitskill honoured by Royal Society of Literature
New authors chosen for the RSL International Writers programme, championing ‘the power of literature to transcend borders’, are announced

Sarah Shaffi

30, Nov, 2022 @9:10 AM

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Tsitsi Dangarembga on Zimbabwe: ‘Every time we say it can’t get any worse, it does’
After her peaceful activism led to a conviction for promoting violence, Zimbabwe’s most distinguished novelist contemplates the possibility of a life in exile

Tracy McVeigh

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga found guilty of inciting violence
Novelist given suspended sentence after staging peaceful protest calling for political reform

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

29, Sep, 2022 @9:51 PM

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Black and Female by Tsitsi Dangarembga review – a woman’s defiant fight to write
The Zimbabwean author celebrates the act of artistic creation while exploring the colonial, racial and gender biases she has faced

Bidisha Mamata

14, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Black and Female by Tsitsi Dangarembga​​​​ review – a study in the power of words
The Zimbabwean writer and film-maker’s nonfiction debut weaves the personal and the political to arresting effect

Aamna Mohdin

03, Aug, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Future Library opens secret archive of unseen texts in Oslo
David Mitchell, Sjón, Tsitsi Dangarembga and Karl Ove Knausgård join inaugural celebration of project housing works that will remain unseen until 2114

Rosie Goldsmith

14, Jun, 2022 @2:51 PM

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Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga among this year’s Windham-Campbell prize winners
Dangarembga, American writer Margo Jefferson and British playwright Winsome Pinnock are among eight recipients of the $165,000 grants, as the award marks its 10th anniversary

Lucy Knight

29, Mar, 2022 @6:15 PM

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Margaret Atwood joins writers condemning Russian invasion of Ukraine
The author was among more than 1,000 signatories to an open letter by PEN International saying there ‘can be no free and safe Europe without a free and independent Ukraine’

Alison Flood

28, Feb, 2022 @4:17 PM

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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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