Fellow: Chirikure
Elected: 2022
Discipline: History, Theory and Practice of the Creative and Performing Arts
Mr Chirikure Chirikure
Director, International Literature Festival, Harare
Chirikure Chirikure is a writer who has published several books ranging from poetry collections, children’s stories, to educational materials. He is also a performance poet who performs solo and/or with musical accompaniment. He has recorded a number of poetry CDs and videos. He is also a lyricist, as well as a stage and film actor. He is a professional publisher/editor, and an English/Shona translator. He also does mentorship and training work for younger creatives.