»My father wasn’t much, just a cook… Out of all the white people he had worked for, I only really knew one. One old lady, very much older than my father. I often thought she had exhausted her life and was living on extra time. Anytime soon she must be called home to rest.«
from 10 Lanigan Avenue in Long Time Coming
Mathew owns and runs a clothing shop. As well as writing, he paints, sculpts and plays music. He won an award for English Literature in the UNDP Artists against Poverty Competition, has exhibited at the Delta and Verandah Galleries and has released a CD of his music.
amaBooks writings by Mathew Chokuwenga
Short Stories: Evil That Fathers Do in Short Writings from Bulawayo, The Photo and The Girl with the Stolen Virginity in Short Writings from Bulawayo II, Uncle Benny in Short Writings from Bulawayo III and 10 Lanigan Avenue in Long Time Coming