Tsitsi Dangarembga

Tsitsi Dangarembga (born 4 February 1959) is a Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. Her debut novel, Nervous Conditions (1988), which was the first to be written in English by a Black woman from Zimbabwe, was named by the BBC in 2018 as one of the top 100 books that have shaped the world. In 2020, her novel This Mournable Body was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Books in order of publication:

Written works

 The Third One (play)

 Lost of the Soil (play), 1983

“The Letter” (short story), 1985, published in Whispering Land

She No Longer Weeps (play), 1987

Nervous Conditions, 1988

The Book of Not, 2006

This Mournable Body, 2018

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