Turquoise Dreams: Anthology of short stories by Zimbabwean women

Author:

Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure

Title:

Turquoise Dreams: Anthology of short stories by Zimbabwean women

Publisher:

Carnelian Heart Publishing

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Turquoise Dreams: Anthology of short stories by Zimbabwean women

Designed to amplify the authentic voices of emerging writers, Turquoise Dreams is a short story collection depicting life experiences through the eyes of women in modern day Southern Africa. With contributing writers from Matebeleland, Midlands, Masvingo, Mashonaland and Manicaland, the stories portray post-colonial struggles amidst societal degeneration within a declining economic environment in Zimbabwe and beyond its borders.

There are 29 short stories in total, each ranging between 1500 and 7000 words, by the following 10 writers:

- Tinatswe Mhaka

- Mantate Queeneth Mlotshwa

- Nyasha Chiyanike

- Nadia Mutisi

- Chipo Mawarire

- Sibonginkosi Netha

- Nkosilesisa Kwanele Ncube

- Gwadamirai Majange

- Edith Moreblessings Virima

- Panashe Mawoneke

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Turquoise Dreams: Anthology of short stories by Zimbabwean women