NoViolet Bulawayo

Zimbabwean author NoViolet Bulawayo: ‘I like to write from the bone’

Zimbabwean author NoViolet Bulawayo: ‘I like to write from the bone’

NoViolet. That’s the name I go by. Elizabeth Tshele, even though it’s my birth name, is the name that is just in my official documents. I like to remind people that I come from a culture where you grow up with quite a bunch of names.

Bulawayo’s fiction stays close to home

Bulawayo’s fiction stays close to home

For award-winning author NoViolet Bulawayo, it’s impossible to separate her storytelling from real life.

Tshuma for top African award

Tshuma for top African award

ZIMBABWEAN upcoming author Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s collection of short stories — Shadows —has been nominated for the 2014 Etisalat Prize for Literature.

Another one in the bag for Bulawayo

Another one in the bag for Bulawayo

LOS Angeles — The 34th annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes were awarded Friday night at USC’s Bovard Auditorium.

NoViolet Bulawayo wows US audience

NoViolet Bulawayo wows US audience

BROOKLYN — Award winning author NoViolet Bulawayo last week took to the microphone, reading from her first novel, We Need New Names at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in the United States.

Bulawayo bags another top award

Bulawayo bags another top award

NoViolet Bulawayo, born in Tsholotsho and now a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, is this year’s winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for We Need New Names (Little, Brown)

NoViolet Bulawayo’s achievement a milestone

NoViolet Bulawayo’s achievement a milestone

RISING novelist NoViolet Bulawayo has flown Zimbabwe’s flag high after bagging the newly introduce Etilisalat Prize for Literature on Tuesday.

NoViolet Bulawayo wins literature prize

NoViolet Bulawayo wins literature prize

ZIMBABWEAN NoViolet Bulawayo has won the inaugural Etisalat Prize for Literature for debut fiction, for her novel We Need New Names, it was announced in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday.

Tragedy that inspired NoViolet

Tragedy that inspired NoViolet

SAN FRANCISCO — NoViolet Bulawayo left Zimbabwe at 18 to study law in America, but a series of photos changed her plans.

It was NoViolet Bulawayo’s year

It was NoViolet Bulawayo’s year

THE year 2013 brought much success for Tsholotsho-born author NoViolet Bulawayo, winner of the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, with the debut of her novel We Need New Names, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. We Need New Names was also named by the New York Times as one of its 100 notable books for 2013.

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