Christopher Mlalazi



Christopher Mlalazi (fiction writer, playwright; Zimbabwe) is the author of the two
novels, Running With Mother (2012) which has been translated into German, Italian,
and Spanish, They Are Coming (2014), and the short story collection Dancing With
Life: Tales From the Township (2008), which won the Best First Book award at the
National Arts Merit Awards. To date Mlalazi has written and has had staged eight plays,
including the co-written 2008 Oxfam/Novib PEN Freedom of Expression Award winner
“The Crocodile Of Zambezi,” , and Election Day, the National Arts Merits Award
winner for Outstanding Theatrical Production in 2010 in Zimbabwe. He is a former
alumni of the Caine Prize Workshop, Iowa Writers Program (IWP), Nordik-Africa
Institute, and the Hannah-Ardent Scholarship(ICORN). He is a holder of an Associate
Degree in Computer Science.

Books By Christopher Mlalazi

Running With Mother