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Zimbabwe Cultural Centre in Detroit (ZCCD) mission is to educate, archive, and promote the arts and culture of Zimbabwe. Our goal is to encourage strong ties between culture producers and residents in both Zimbabwe and abroad acting as catalysts for critical artistic production as well as cultural exchange between diverse communities.

COMRADES / Togara Muzanenhamo

In partnership with Detroit Lit, Togara Muzanenhamo reading his from his book at and the Source Bookstore together with Detroit poet,  Chace Morris.

Togara Muzanenhamo was born in the Zambian city of Lusaka. He worked as a journalist before joining an organization that produces African film scripts. His poems have appeared in many magazines. Muzanenhamo's poetry is characterized by a driving, lyrical tone and a subtle plasticity. His is the author of, Spirit Brides (Carcanet Press, 2006) that was shortlisted for the Jerwood Anderson First Collection Prize, and Gumiguru (Carcanet Press 2014). His third book, Textures (2014) also features verses by John Eppel.


Visiting with Detroit writer, Lynne Crawford (Left) at ZCCD.