Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure
Samantha Rumbidzai Vazhure is a bilingual author who grew up in Masvingo. She resides in Wales, usually writing about matters of the heart, the human condition, the migrant experience, womanhood and equality. She has published a poetry collection in chiKaranga - Zvadzugwa Musango, which she translated to English - Uprooted, a novel - Painting a Mirage, and a collection of poems - Starfish Blossoms, which won the NAMA for Outstanding Poetry Book in 2023. Samantha has also compiled short story anthologies by Zimbabwean writers, Turquoise Dreams and Brilliance of Hope.