Meet the Writers

Tsitsi Dangarembga

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16 August 2020

Episode 245

30 minutes

Georgina Godwin meets filmmaker, playwright and writer Tsitsi Dangarembga, whose 1988 novel ‘Nervous Conditions’ was the first published in English by a black Zimbabwean woman and won the Commonwealth Writers’ prize. Thirty years on, at a time of political turmoil in the country, her follow-up, ‘This Mournable Body’, has been long-listed for the Booker prize.

16 August 2020

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