"Women bring a subversive perspective" - Author Novuyo Rosa Tshuma on Zimbabwean literature

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Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

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The award-winning novelist who teaches at the Iowa Writers Workshop


Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is an award-winning Zimbabwean novelist who teaches at the acclaimed Iowa Writers Workshop in the US. And she’s only 36 years old.

Her debut novel House of Stone is set during the Gukahurundi massacres that took place immediately after Zimbabwean independence and remain shrouded in secrecy. Her second novel Digging Stars deals with an equally uncomfortable histo...

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