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Writer's Role: Tsitsi Dangarembga speaks about being Zimbabwean
and the role of the writer
April 19, 2005
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Dangarembga speaks about the role of the writer at the PEN American
Dangarembga was born in Zimbabwe. Her
novel Nervous Conditions won the African Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.
also studied filmmaking, graduating with honors from the German
Film and Television Academy in Berlin. Her first feature, Kare Kare
Zvako: Mother’s Day premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January
lives in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she owns a film production company.
She is also at work completing her second novel.
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