Temwani Mgunda

Temwani Mgunda (PEN Malawi) is one of Malawi’s contemporary writers with numerous works published. His The Slums of Mbayani won the 2022 African Writers Award in the poetry category. Mgunda works as Regional Editor at the London-based China Dialogue. He will finish his short stories anthology, A Bitter Harvest: A Collection of Short Stories, during his stay at Paulet House.

Excerpt: A Bitter Harvest

I cough. It is massive coughing. My own colossal coughing has woken me up early this Tuesday morning. The day is humid and it is quite frosty out there. The […]