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#ICYMI : Collabowriters Contest Book Launched In Bulawayo

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#Collabowriters Authors
#Collabowriters Authors

In January 2018 Multimedia Box in partnership with the British Council and Zimbabwe German Society made a call for young writers to participate in a relay authoring contest and over 250 entries were received and four stood out from the rest.

 

Kudzai Chikomo of Multi Media Box
Kudzai Chikomo of Multi Media Box

After the selection of Lindiwe Dhlakama,Takatso Sibanda, Rejoice Moyo and Banabas Karuma Multimedia Box commissioned them to write a book using relay authoring and the collaboration gave birth to the book “Sworn to the depths of Inyangani”.

Lindiwe Dhlakama,Rejoice Moyo and Takatso Sibanda
Lindiwe Dhlakama,Rejoice Moyo and Takatso Sibanda

The latest book was launched last Friday at the British Council offices in the city of kings and queens.The book launch was attended by a number creative sector leaders with the guest of honour being Historian and Writer Phathisa Nyathi who urged writers to dream on and work on more African stories.

Phathisa Nyathi
Phathisa Nyathi

Collabowriters is an innovative project that connects writers of different background to collaborate in writing creative finction and the book is available for free download on the Collabowriters website www.collabowriters.org

"Sworn to the depths of Inyangani"
“Sworn to the depths of Inyangani”

The book was edited by Award winning author Philani A Nyoni with renowed arts journalist Admire Kudita being the sub editor.

Philani Nyoni Editor of "Sworn to the depths of Inyangani"
Philani Nyoni Editor of “Sworn to the depths of Inyangani”

In case you missed the book launch check out some of the pictures from the classy event.

Collabowriters Launch
Collabowriters Launch
Raisedon Baya following procedings at the launch
Raisedon Baya following procedings at the launch
Collabowriters Launch
Collabowriters Launch
Lady tshawe reading a chapter from the book
Lady tshawe reading a chapter from the book
#Collabowriters launch
#Collabowriters launch
#Collabowriters launch
#Collabowriters launch
Melody from the British Council Zimbabwe giving remarks before the launch
Melody from the British Council Zimbabwe giving remarks before the launch
Lewis Ndlovu gives a thumps up..
Lewis Ndlovu gives a thumps up..

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