Memory Chirere
Memory Chirere Biography
Known forBeing an academic and author
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Memory Chirere is a Zimbabwean academic, award-winning author and literary critic.

Education

  • BA Hons [UZ, 1993]
  • M.A. [UZ, 1999][1]

Career

Memory Chirere published his debut poetry anthology Bhuku Risina Basa Nekuti Rakanyorwa Masikati in 2014. The anthology received positive reviews from The Herald and NewsDay.[2][3]

Books & Short Stories

Chirere's short stories are published in Nomore Plastic Balls (1999), A Roof to Repair (2000), Writing Still (2003) and Creatures Great and Small (2005). [4]

Books

He has published short storybooks

  • Somewhere in This Country (2006)
  • Tudikidiki (2007)
  • Toriro and His Goats (2010).
  • Together with Prof Maurice Vambe, he compiled and edited a full volume critical text on Charles Mungoshi called: Charles Mungoshi: A Critical Reader (2006).[4]
  • Bhuku Risina Basa Nekuti Rakanyorwa Masikati (2014)[2]
  • He also has a chapter in Reading Marechera[5]
  • His early Shona poems appeared in a collection titled Tipeiwo Dariro, published by College Press in 1994.[3]

References

  1. Mr Memory Chirere, University of Zimbabwe, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: April 6, 2022
  2. 2.0 2.1 Stanley Mushava, Inside Memory Chirere’s ‘Useless Book’, The Herald, Published: January 26, 2015, Retrieved: April 6, 2022
  3. 3.0 3.1 PHILLIP CHIDAVAENZI, Interfacing with Memory Chirere in verse, NewsDay, Published: October 14, 2014, Retrieved: April 6, 2022
  4. 4.0 4.1 Memory Chirere, Munyori Literal Journal, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: April 6, 2022
  5. Chirere, Memory, Weaver Press, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: April 6, 2022