Hove, Chenjerai

About Chenjerai Hove

Biography (Poetry International Archives)



Gibbs, James. "Blind Moon." Weaver Press, 2005

Tera, Richmore, and Onias Chiwanja. "Palaver Finish." Weaver Press, 16 Feb. 2003



Primorac, Ranka. "'Dictatorships are Transient': Chenjerai Hove Interviewed". Journal of Commonwalth Literature, vol. 43, no. 1, 2008

Primorac, Ranka. "Interview with Chenjerai Hove." Weaver Press, 26 Jun. 2007



Vambe, Maurice. "Moving beyond Protest Sensibility: Chenjerai Hove's Love and Other Ghosts (2009)." Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 33, no. 2, 2017

Rangarirai, Musvoto. "Representations of Identity, History and Nationalism in Chenjerai Hove's Selected Poetry." Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 33, no. 2, 2017

Mutekwa, Anias. "'In This Wound of Life...': Dystopias and Dystopian Tropes in Chenjerai Hove's Red Hills of Home." Journal of Literary Studies, vol. 29, no. 4, 2013




Ancestor (1996)

Shadows (1994)

Bones (1988)

Red Hills of Home (1985)


Poetry Collections

Love and Other Ghosts (2009)

Blind Moon (2003)

Rainbows in the Dust (1997)

Red Hills of Home (1985)

Swimming in Floods of Tears (1983)

Up in Arms (1982)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

"Translation as an Art." FAS Working Paper Series / Les Cahiers de l’ IFAS, vol. 6,  Aug. 2005

Palaver Finish (2002)

Shebeen Tales (1994)

"Literature and Social Change." Kalahari Review, 1992