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Short Writings from Bulawayo II

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»Come to it after sunset and you think you have just come to a ghost city. No lights can be seen from afar because they are either paraffin lamps or candles. Almost unnoticeable at this time, a lone shack, or baghdad, stands out of line with the houses and from it no light shines, save for the faint glow of Jonasi’s cigarette.«
from My Hood in Short Writings from Bulawayo II

Mthandazo Mahlangu-Mhlanga


Mthandazo was born in Bulawayo in 1971. Following in the footsteps of her parents and her grandfather, she trained as a teacher and is now an English teacher at a college in Bulawayo. She is a mother of three and lives in the township of Emganwini. Encouraged by her playwright husband Styx Mhlanga, she produced her first short story for Short Writings from Bulawayo II.
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Short Story: My Hood in Short Writings from Bulawayo II