Petina Gappah

petina gappah

Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean writer with law degrees from Cambridge, Graz University and the University of Zimbabwe. Her debut story collection, An Elegy for Easterly, won the Guardian First Book Prize in 2009. Her debut novel, The Book of Memory, was published in 2015 and her second short story collection, Rotten Row followed in 2016. Her most recent novel is Out of the Darkness, Shining Light.