Chenjerai Hove is a Zimbabwean poet, novelist and columnist living in Stavanger, Norway where he is Guest Writer of the city. He has published five poetry anthologies, four novels, four essay collections and a bilingual children’s story book (French and English). His novel, Bones, won the Zimbabwe Literary Award (1988), the Noma Award for Publishing in Africa (1989), and has been translated into several languages, including Japanese, Swedish, German, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch and French.

After working as a high school teacher for several years, Chenjerai became a literary editor and the founding Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Writers Union. He worked as Regional Cultural Editor for Interpress Service covering southern Africa, was Writer- in-Residence at the University of Zimbabwe for three years, and Visiting Professor at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon. For his contribution to the struggle for freedom of expression and social justice, Hove was awarded the 2001 German-Afrika Prize which is sponsored by a German parliamentary committee on international relations.

His story ‘The Sacrifice’ features in Light Transports