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I was in a very multi-racial, multi-cultural schooling system. I had a really delightful childhood. I was a jock. I became a very competitive swimmer in Zimbabwe. I was a swimmer, a tennis player, a hockey player. Then, when I was 13, I joined a Children‘s Performing Arts workshop in Zimbabwe.
I’ve always been extremely physically active.
We are used to women‘s narratives being defined through the male perspective. I challenge that as a concept.
I’m a storyteller. I’m always willing to serve the story, a story I believe in, in whatever way is necessary. If I need to write the story I believe in, I will write it. If I’ve been offered to act in a story that I truly believe in, I will happily do that, but I’m a storyteller. That’s something I’m so thankful for.
Zimbabweans are so smart and witty and able to weave together tons of situations and experiences into terminologies that are just utterly original.
A zombie apocalypse isn’t the most jovial situation.
I’m a child of academics.
It’s something I’ve constantly found shocking – all this astounding talent amongst black women that never gets to be seen or heard.
I want women and girls of African descent and of color to be able to not have to keep searching for stories about themselves.
I want to see women of African descent shine.
I work with writers whom I believe to be true storytellers. And because I’m a writer, I pay very keen attention to their vision. I find that so fueling creatively because, in telling those stories, you use everything you’ve got. You come away with battle scars. It’s gratifying and invigorating.
I like to focus on stories that need to be told and are not told enough. When I get bit by that bug, and the story is saying, ‘You must tell me,’ I then go through a process which is often painful and arduous, and long – and joyful! – of submitting to the story until I prove a worthy enough vessel to get it out.