Tagwira, Valerie Joan

Valerie Joan Tagwira

VALERIE JOAN TAGWIRA  is a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist who lives and works in Harare. The Uncertainty of Hope (Weaver Press, 2006, Jacana Media 2006), her first novel, won the National Arts Merit Award for Outstanding Fiction in 2008. Her short story ‘The Journey’ was published in the Caine Prize Anthology 2010. Her story ‘Mainini Grace’s Promise’ was published in Women Writing Zimbabwe (Weaver Press, 2009) translated into Shona for the anthology Mazambuko (Weaver Press, 2011), included in the anthology, New Daughters of Africa (Myriad Editions 2018) and re-published in Windows into Zimbabwe (Weaver Press, 2019). ‘The Way of Revenge’, a short story, was published in Writing Mystery and Mayhem (Weaver Press, 2015).

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