Brilliance of Hope – Samantha Vazhure




An anthology of 41 short stories about the Zimbabwean dispersion, by 15 writers, compiled and edited by Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure. Intended to record a crucial element of African history in the making, this short story anthology depicts experiences of the Zimbabwean diaspora through perspectives of writers based in Australia, Dubai, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States and Zimbabwe. The fictional and autobiographical narratives herein collectively reflect on the resilience and hope intrinsic to the Zimbabwean dispersion. Entangled in a common quandary, these writers echo the particulars of what it means to be displaced as a first generation immigrant: Tah Rudo D M Manyere Sibonginkosi Christabel Netha Samuel Chamboko Priscilla Shumba Tariro Ndoro Brain Garusa Tinashe Junias Chipenyu Ivainashe Earnest Nyamutsamba A K Mwanyekondo James Wanangwa Kajumi Kuwali Nobuhle N Nyoni Flavian Farainashe Makovere Lazarus Panashe Nyagwambo Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure