Ivor W. Hartmann, Zimbabwean writer, editor, publisher, visual artist, and author of Mr. Goop (Vivlia, 2010). Nominated for the UMA Award (‘Earth Rise’, 2009), awarded The Golden Baobab Prize (‘Mr. Goop’, 2009), and finalist for The Yvonne Vera Award (‘A Mouse amongst Men’, 2011). His writing has appeared in African Writing Magazine, Wordsetc, Munyori Literary Journal, Something Wicked, The Apex Book of World SF V2, Litro, and other publications. He runs the StoryTime micro-press, publisher of the African Roar annual anthologies and AfroSF: Science Fiction by African Writers anthology, and is on the advisory board of Writers International Network Zimbabwe.

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08 April 2015

"Last Wave" published, translated, and won third place in the inaugural Jalada Prize for Literature!

My short story "Last Wave" published in Jalada's Afrofuture(s) anthology, translated into Swahili by Okwiri Oduor for the bonus edition, and won third place in the inaugural Jalada Prize for Literature!

03 April 2015

Interview in This Is Africa

New interview out, talking about publishing and writing with Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire in This Is Africa: StoryTime’s Ivor Hartmann: Carrying the flag for independent (donor-free) African publishers "If someone talks about African genre-publishing and writing and omits Ivor Hartmann, ask them to do their homework and return. Ivor’s StoryTime has always had an eye for genre-fiction, even when he does not necessarily sideline literary fiction. Learn about the growth of the company from the time they published the StoryTime online magazine to publishing sci-fi..."

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