History and Fiction in the Writing of ‘We Are All Zimbabweans Now’

By James Kilgore – Research Scholar, Center for African Studies, University of Illinois, (Urbana-Champaign). I began my career as a fiction writer in 2003 at the age of 57.  I guess you could say my entry into this world of the writer took place under special circumstances. At the time I was in a California prison, […]

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Fri, May 4 2012 » Creative Writing, History, Zimbabwe Review » 2 Comments

LIBYA: 22 February 2011

Gaddafi appears on Libyan state television clutching an umbrella

Gadaffi furls and unfurls his umbrella a giant bat’s wing in the desert where it never rains but tonight bombs hail down from the sky shredding pale flesh to lace… red tear drops splatter on the desert’s face in this frail fight for freedom where people scream into radio silence and hospitals try to contain […]

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Wed, February 23 2011 » Creative Writing » No Comments