Music is, without a doubt, the most popular art form, and, within the Zimbabwean context, it is not only an emotional/creative outlet, but a powerful tool for the expression of social consciousness. My own musical tastes were shaped primarily by my cousins, the Musavayas, in my formative years. I spent a lot of time with…Details
Tendai’s first novel, The Hairdresser of Harare, was released in 2010 to critical acclaim, and has been translated into German, French, Italian and Spanish. His multigenre short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Manchester Review, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Gutter, Interzone, AfroSF, Wasafiri, Warscapes, The Africa Report and elsewhere. In 2013 he received a Hawthornden Fellowship and a Sacatar Fellowship. He was shortlisted for the 2014 Caine Prize. His new novel is The Maestro, The Magistrate & The Mathematician.