Chenjerai Hove

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Birthday
9, 1956
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Jul 12, 2015 (59)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1956
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Jul 12, 2015 (59)

About

A Zimbabwean poet, novelist and essayist, he is known for works such as Red Hills of Home, Ancestors, and Blind Moon. For his 1988 novel Bones, he received the Zimbabwe Literary Award.

Before Fame

He earned degrees from the University of South Africa and the University of Zimbabwe.

Trivia

He was a founding member of the Zimbabwe Human Rights Association.

Family Life

He was the son of a local chief in Mazvihwa, Zimbabwe.

Associated With

He criticized the government of Robert Mugabe.