Dew in the Morning

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April 2001



A sharply-perceived evocation of changing life in rural Zimbabwe during the 1960s and 1970s.


SHIMMER CHINODYA was born in Gweru in 1957 and educated at the University of Zimbabwe, where he studied literature and education. He later attended the famed Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he acquired an MA in creative writing. Dew in the Morning was his first work, written when he was nineteen and first published in 1982. He went on to write Farai's Girls (1984), Child of War (1985) and Harvest of Thorns (1989), which won him the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for the African Region in 1990. His collection of short stories, Can we talk, was shortlisted for the first Caine Prize for short-story writing in Africa. Chinodya has worked extensively as a curriculum developer, materials designer, editor and screen writer. He has been awarded various fellowships abroad and from 1995 to 1997 was the distinguished visiting professor in creative writing at St Lawrence University, New York. He lives with his wife and family in Harare.

EAN: 9780435912062
ISBN: 0435912062
Untertitel: 'Heinemann African Writers Series'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Pearson Education Limited
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2001
Seitenanzahl: 240 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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