New author Petina Gappah is a Zimbabwean lawyer based in Geneva; she has just published a collection of 13 short stories.
Petina visited us here at Bush House and Bola Mosuro asked if the title story 'An Elegy for Easterly' - in which a community struggles to survive evictions whilst maintaining alliances, petty grievances and even prejudices - was based on a true story or if she just imagined the painful experiences people were going through.
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