Chingono, Julius

Julius ChingonoJULIUS CHINGONO 1946-2011 was born on a commercial farm in Zimbabwe.

Leaving school at fourteen, he worked for most of his life on the mines as a blaster.

He wrote one novel, Chipo Changu (1978), an award-winning play, Ruvimbo (1980), and a collection of poetry and short stories, Not Another Day (Weaver Press, 2006). His poetry in Shona and English was published extensively in anthologies and on Poetry International website.