Reviewed Journal Articles
- “Stories of Struggle: The Intractability of Early African Fiction from Nascent African Nationalism in Rhodesia”. The Journal of Pan African Studies. Vol.12, no 3. November 2018http://www.jpanafrican.org/docs/vol12no3/12.3-13-Mavima.pdf
- “Silence Upon the Southwest: Interrogating the Existent Literature on the Gukurahundi Massacres”. The Journal of Pan African Studies. Vol .9, No.9. November 2016.http://www.jpanafrican.org/docs/vol9no9/9.9-Nov-6-Mavima.pdf
- “Bigger by the Dozens: The Prevalence of Afro-Based Traditions in Battle Rap.” The Journal of Hip Hop Studies. Vol .3. No. 1. July 2015.
“Set in the Dangamvura township of Mutare, Zimbabwe during the 1990s, Pashena chronicles the growing experiences of a group of primary school boys. This semi-autobiographic tale follows the main protagonist, Shingi, and his friends as they discover and navigate their love for football, community, and each other. Through the lens of their beloved dirt field, Pashena, the boys find themselves at the center of a society transforming at the hands of AIDS, poverty and a faltering economy. More than anything, however, Pashena is a story about growth, friendship, loss, and endurance”
Mirage of Days Old (Poetry Anthology)
“The Mirage of Days Old is the tale of a world in constant transition. It is the story of the intersection of an African childhood and American adulthood; a world at peace and a world at war; the love of life and the death of love…”
“Focusing on themes of love, origins, self fulfillment, and death, the second edition definitely paints a picture of finality and the pursuit thereof. In each poem, we find ourselves going through the motions with the objective of arriving ‘home’. The anthology features pieces by several other young Zimbabwean poets.”
Select Blog Articles
- “The Pan-African Disconnect: Why the Global African Community and Zimbabweans Reacted Differently to Mugabe’s Demise”. The Rogue Scholar Society. November 26, 2017. http://www.roguescholarsociety.com/2017/11/the-pan-african-disconnect-why-global.html
- “‘Champion… Champion!’- Why West Indies’ Cricket Triumph Should Excite the Global African Community”. The Rogue Scholar Society. April 8, 2016, http://www.roguescholarsociety.com/2016/04/champion-champion-why-west-indies_8.html
- “Cecil’s Pride: The Real Reason why Africans should Care…” Rhoda Radar. August 2, 2015.