Matchbox   Togara Muzanenhamo
Togara Muzanenhamo was born to Zimbabwean parents in Lusaka, Zambia. He was brought up in Zimbabwe, and then went onto study in the Hague and Paris. He became a journalist in Harare and worked for a film script production company. His work has appeared in magazines in Europe, South Africa and Zimbabwe including PN Review, Lamport Court, etc. He was featured in Carcanet's New Poetries 3 in 2002. His collection The Spirit Brides will be published in June 2006, also from Carcanet.

From The Craft

Togara Muzanenhamo
So they offered me five shillings,
And when I asked what for – they said all the dead needed to be taken in;

     
     
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