Turquoise Dreams: Anthology of short stories by Zimbabwean women Edited – Samantha Vazhure




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 sto- ries portray post-colonial struggles amidst societal degeneration within a de- clining 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