Tagwira, Valerie Joan

Valerie Joan Tagwira

VALERIE JOAN TAGWIRA is a specialist obstetrician and gynecologist.

She practices in Harare. The Uncertainty of Hope (Weaver Press, 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, and ‘Mainini Grace’s Promise’ was published in Women Writing Zimbabwe (Weaver Press, 2009).

It was translated into Shona for the anthology Mazambuko (Weaver Press, 2011). She is currently working on her second novel.

 Contact: https://www.facebook.com/vjtagwira