Flora Veit-Wild

AboutFlora Veit-Wild

Flora Veit-Wild is Emerita Professor of African literature at Humboldt University, Berlin. She lived in Harare from 1983 to 1993 and became known for her work on Zimbabwean literature as literary executor and biographer of Dambudzo Marechera. She is also a founder member of the Zimbabwe Women Writers. Her publications include studies of body, madness, sexuality and gender in Anglophone and Francophone African writing as well as code-switching and linguistic innovation in Shona literature. Her memoir They Called You Dambudzo  (2021) is her first book-length literary work.