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31 July 2014

2014 ZIBF: Thursday, July 31


Well done: Mimi Machakaire poses with her new book 'Princess Gangster' recently published by BookLove and made available for the first time at this year's ZIBF. Machakaire also writes for the Youth Perspective column in our WIN Newsletter.

Princess Gangster on display at the BookLove stand.

 Writer Emmanuel Sigauke 

BookLove also unveiled other books including Emmanuel Sigauke's new collection of short stories Mukoma's Marriage and Other Stories. Congratulations Sigauke, we hope to imbibe 'the Chisiya Hill spirit' from this collection!

A writerly smile: Clever Simbarashe Kavenga, a writer and journalist, smiles as he holds for the first time his new and second children's book 'Kare Kare Kwazvo' published by Mambo Press last month. The book was unveiled today at the Book Fair. His first book is titled 'Mashiripiti Edehwe Rarungano'.

The Children's Reading Tent

Dorothy Dyer from FunDza Literacy Trust (South Africa) reads a poem 'Sometimes when it Rains' by Gcina Hlope. The session was meant to motivate students to write poems about every day experiences.

Some sessions were fully packed with teenagers

A student reads her poem in a writing skills training session
 AmaBooks is in Town

Students enjoying a discussion with Brian Jones of Bulawayo-based publisher AmaBooks

Zimbabwe Women Writers Unveils New Titles

ZWW new publications: A Struggle Alike by Debra Vakira, Revai by Ropafadzo Mupunga and Kusara Kunze Huona by Colette Choto Mutangadura. Some of the books were also unveiled today at the Book Fair.

Students enjoy books at the ZWW stand


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