Awards Fiction Zimbabwe

Petina Gappah makes Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction 2016 longlist

It seems quite appropriate that the longlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction would be announced today on International Women’s Day. The longlist for the prize now in its twentieth year and worth UK pounds 30,000 to the winner includes Zimbabwe’s Petina Gappah for her sophomore effort The Book of Memory. The longlist was […]


Petina Gappah’s The Book of Memory out in August

We all loved Pettina Gappah’s first book An Elegy for Easterly which won the Guardian first book award in 2009. It was a short story collection that can make you believe. If you have read Elegy you will see that the writer was working on her new novel The Book Of Memory. For those who […]