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.

01 August 2012

New short story 'Funeral Gastronomy'

New short story 'Funeral Gastronomy' now out in Munyori Literary Journal:

"There is no dignity in dying and death, no matter what anyone says to the contrary, but there can be some satisfaction. We are, on a cold winter’s day, gathered around his graveside and the tears are flowing all around me. The irony is of course that not a single person here, except me, had even seen him in the last decade of his life, longer than that for some. Nor do they know we were best friends, to them I am just one of his servants..." Read the Full Story here.


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