NoViolet Bulawayo

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NoViolet Bulawayo is the pen name of Elizabeth Zandile Tshele (born 12 October 1981), a Zimbabwean author and Stegner Fellow at Stanford University (2012–14). Bulawayo was cited as one of the Top 100 most influential Africans by New African magazine in 2014.

Quotes[edit]

We Need New Names (2013)[edit]

  • I am starting to talk fast now, and I have to remember to slow down because when I get excited, I start to sound like myself and my American accent goes away.
  • As for the coldness, I have never seen it like this. I mean, coldness that makes like it wants to kill you, like it's telling you, with its snow, that you should go back to where you came from.

Quotes about NoViolet Bulawayo[edit]

  • NoViolet Bulawayo has created a world that lives and breathes – and fights, kicks, screams, and scratches, too. She has clothed it in words and given it a voice at once dissonant and melodic, utterly distinct."

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