Review of Masimba - The Standard

Masimba
Women Writers of Zimbabwe
2003: 205 x 138; 160pp
ISBN 1 77922 024 3

Review from The Standard
January 9, order 2005
Reviewer: Fanuel Jongwe


Women Bare it All in Their Own Voices

Chairing a discussion at Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF) in August last year on the role of writers in facilitating dialogue, Sudanese author and Professor Taban lo Liyong from the University of the North, South Africa, encouraged women to write their own stories "in order to tell the truth about their lives."

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Review of Masimba - The Financial Gazette

Masimba
Women Writers of Zimbabwe
2003: 205 x 138; 160pp
ISBN 1 77922 024 3

Review from Financial Gazette
January 9, more about 2005
Reviewer: Sheuneni Kurasha


Another Book from Zim Women Writers

Realising the truth of the Igbo (Nigeria) idiom, that until lions have their own historians, tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter, Zimbabwean women writers have come together to tell their own story in their own voices through an anthology of short stories, Masimba, which translates to powers, reflecting the power that underlies speaking with one voice.

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