From Where the Wind Blows

An Anthology of Modern Zimbabwean poetry

Oliver Nyambi & Tendai Mangena



From Where the Wind Blows edited by Oliver Nyambi and Tendai Mangena is a breath of fresh air on the Zimbabwean literary landscape.Poems in the collection come from people from different walks of life and with different life experiences rendering the collection richer in terms of insight and creativity.


[The book makes] a serious engagement with pressing problems in the contemporary Zimbabwean society particularly the ‘decade of crisis’ from which we are emerging. - Aaron Mupondi, kwaChirere


Oliver Nyambi received his Phd from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He teaches at Great Zimbabwe University.

Tendai Mangena is currently a post-colonial studies fellow at the University of Bremen.