Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean writer with law degrees from the University of Cambridge, the University of Graz and the University of Zimbabwe. Her debut story collection, An Elegy for Easterly, won the Guardian First Book Award in 2009. Her first novel, The Book of Memory, was longlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Her highly anticipated second novel is Out of Darkness, Shining Light.