Novuyo Rosa Tshuma is the author of House of Stone, which won the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award and the Bulawayo Arts Award for Outstanding Fiction, and was listed for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Balcones Fiction Prize and the Rathbones Folio Prize. Shadows, her novella and short story collection (Kwela Books, South Africa 2013) won the Herman Charles Bosman Prize and was listed for the Etisalat Prize for African Literature. Tshuma’s writing has appeared most recently in McSweeney’s, New Daughters of Africa, Ploughshares, and The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives. Tshuma is Managing Editor of the Jalada 05/ Transition 123 Fear Issue (Indiana University Press, 2017) and, most recently, the anthology I Am Nala (Nala Feminist Collective, 2022). The recipient of honors including a 2017 Bellagio Center Literary Arts Residency and a 2020 Lannan Foundation Fiction Fellowship, Tshuma is an Assistant Professor of Fiction at Emerson College. She was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Fiction at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and has taught community fiction workshops globally. Raised in Zimbabwe and South Africa, she currently lives in Boston, USA. Her new novel Digging Stars is forthcoming in 2023 from W. W. Norton in the US.
House of Stone (Atlantic Books, 2018) | Haus aus Stein (InterKontinental Verlag, 2023)
Digging Stars (W. W. Norton, 2023)
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