Bryony Rheam

Bryony Rheam

Bryony Rheam was born in Kadoma, Zimbabwe and became a world traveller ending up in Ndola, Zambia, where she still lives with her partner, John, and their two daughters, Sian and Ellie.

She had a number of short stories published in various anthologies of Zimbabwean writing before her first novel, This September Sun, was published by amaBooks in 2009. It chronicles of the lives of two women, the romantic Evelyn and her granddaughter Ellie, from the time Evelyn arrived in the then Rhodesia at the end of the Second World War to the present day. Think of The River and The Source (Margaret Ogola) based in Rhodesia turned Zimbabwe.

this-september-sunThe book was received well the Zimbabwe Publishers Best First Book Award in 2010. It went on to be published in the UK in March 2012 by Parthian.

Kenyans can now read this book as the book is being distributed locally by Longhorn Publishers imprint Sasa Sema. You can buy the book at Kenya’s leading book stores.