Nkosiyazi Kan Kanjiri

Freshman - 548 Points [Nkosie Kan] (Harare Zimbabwe)

Biography of Nkosiyazi Kan Kanjiri

Nkosiyazi Kan Kanjiri was born in Harare Zimbabwe of a Ndebele mother and Shona father (the two major tribal groups in Zimbabwe) .He went to a number of schools in both Mashonaland and Matebeleland and this he says, was a beneficial experience to him since it helped him have an understanding of the two major tribal cultures of Zimbabwe. Nkosiyazi read English literature, History and Divinity at Dotito High School in Mount Darwin, where he served as the Child Member Of Parliament for Mt Darwin West Constituency. He was the best Zimsec Advanced Level English Literature student in Mt Darwin district in the year 2013. In 2015, he was awarded a scholarship to study at the historical University of Fort Hare in South Africa.

Nkosiyazi Kan Kanjiri's Works:

True Lies-an English short story anthology

Tsurondisunge- shona poetry anthology

Eagle On Iroko - an anthology of poems in memory of Chinua Achebe

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A View From The Seashore

I stood there
Seeing the sea throwing up to the shore
Rendering the sands vulnerable
Tossing them up and about
In and out

I stood there
Gazing beyond yonder
Into the vastness of nothing but salty water

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