Bernard Farai Matambo

Bernard Farai Matambo, born and raised in Zimbabwe, is visiting assistant professor creative writing at Oberlin College. He received his BA from Oberlin and an MFA from Brown University, where his writing received both the Beth Lisa Feldman Award for Fiction and the Matthew Assatly Award. His work has appeared in WitnessPleiades,  The Laurel Review,  VespertinePress, and elsewhere. He collaborated with sculptor Johnny Coleman and dancer/choreographer Dianne McIntyre on a multimedia woven reflection entitled “Still Searching.” Most recently he was artist in residence at the Delta Gallery in Harare, one of Zimbabwe’s leading contemporary and experimental art galleries. 

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