Bvukutwa, Godess

‘The Way of Revenge’ by Valerie Tagwira

From Writing Mystery and Mayhem

Launched on Tuesday 10th November, 2015 at ZGS.

This presentation by Farai Mudzingwa, author of ‘Sizwe Burning’ whose subtle reflection on murder in the immigrant community in South Africa takes a surprising turn.

Godess BvukutwaGodess Bvukutwa is a twenty-eight year old writer of both fiction and non-fiction. In 2012 she won the Zimbabwe Women Writers' Norma Kitson Short Story Award for her short story 'Confessions Beyond the Tombstone'. Some of her non-fiction has been published on Internet sites such as the International Museum of Women and This is Africa. An essay, 'Raise me to be a leader as well' appears in 'Hysteria', a radical feminist publication. Aside from writing, Godess is a women's rights activist and the founder of Mambakwedza Women's Centre, an organisation which works with underprivileged and under-served women and girls in Mashonaland West. Godess studied English and has a Masters Degree in Development Studies. She is married and has a baby girl.