Panashe Chigumadzi on the power in our personal histories


The Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi was interviewed for the magazine Okay Africa. In this interview she answers questions from the journalist Rufaro Samanga. One of the main topics of this all female talk is the latest publication by Panashe ‘These Bones Will Rise Again’. 

MEET THE WRITERS: Panashe Chigumadzi


MEET THE WRITERS is a very interesting series of interviews with writers. In several episodes we encounter writers with African roots. In this episode we meet the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi and her publisher Ellah Wakatama Allfrey. 

A rocky road to Zimbabwe


In this article the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi writes about the effects of the disappearance of the Robert Mugabe from the centre of power. He has been leading the country from the start of independence. Panashe takes the Zimbabwean ruins and her ancestors as founding elements of her country. But is this sufficient? 

The Indigo Press in the launch of their first book, These bones will rise again


The events are still new in our memories. The events in the country of Zimbabwe where uncle Bob had to to step down, forced by the military and rising displeasure by the people of this country. The recent decades in Zimbabwean history come to the fore in the novel These bones will rise. This book … Continue reading The Indigo Press in the launch of their first book, These bones will rise again

Rights of conquest, rights of desire: Panashe Chigumadzi considers the black female body through a return to JM Coetzee’s Disgrace


‘Disgrace’ is one of the most important books by the Nobel Prize winner J.M. Coetzee from South Africa, but who now resides in Australia. In this article the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi has a close look at this book in the context of the appraisal or the denunciation of the black female body.