Thursday, September 29, 2011

Where to Now? Short Stories from Zimbabwe launched in Bulawayo






The Zimbabwe launch of 'amaBooks’ new title Where to Now? Short Stories from Zimbabwe took place on Saturday September 24 as part of the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.
The collection, the fifth in the Short Writings series, features sixteen Zimbabwe writers – Raisedon Baya, NoViolet Bulawayo, Diana Charsley, Clement Chihota, Joseph Chikowero, John Eppel, Fungai Machirori, Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende, Christopher Mlalazi, Mzana Mthimkhulu, Blessing Musariri, Nyevero Muza, Thabisani Ndlovu, Bryony Rheam, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma and Sandisile Tshuma.
As well as readings from the book by John Eppel and Christopher Mlalazi, the artist Owen Maseko did a ‘live’ sketch as an excerpt from NoViolet Bulawayo’s story Snapshots was read.

More photographs taken during the launch can be seen on the 'amaBooks Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.174435625968972.44269.127285080684027