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Zainab Priya (zp) Dala is a freelance novelist, poet and playwright. Her debut novel, What about Meera (Umuzi, 2015), won the Inaugural Minara Aziz Hassim Award and was longlisted for the Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize. Her second novel, The architecture of loss (Pegasus New York, 2017; Speaking Tiger India, 2018), has been released worldwide and is a fiction based on fact novel about the patriarchy and forgotten women of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Her opinion pieces have appeared in the New York TimesThe WitnessThe Post and The Sunday Tribune. She received an Honorary Fellowship in Writing from the University of Iowa in 2016.

Love in a time of burning: remembering Winnie Mandela

zp dala Meningen 2018-04-03

"Perhaps, this mettle was her undoing. This fierce and abiding spirit to 'play equal with the boys' was the reason why the one Winnie inside her would suffer at the hands of the other."

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