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Irene Sabatini

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Winner of the ORANGE AWARD FOR NEW WRITERS 2010

I was born some fifty years ago in Hwange, a coal mining town in west Zimbabwe. I grew up in Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe.

Bulawayo is known for its rather sleepy, laid back nature and its graceful colonial era architecture, examples of which can be found on my website

www.irenesabatini.com.

I spent many hours in the fabulous Public Library, down in the basement of the children's section devouring everything from Enid Blyton to Shane by Jack Schaefer, one of my favourite books.

I left quiet Bulawayo for,'The Sunshine City', Harare, to attend university. Harare is all hustle and bustle, with some fantastic futuristic buildings.

After university I went to Colombia where I stayed
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UK Fiction Course - The power of fantastic characters

I'll be tutoring a course at the Arvon Foundation (in October) with Bernardine Evaristo.

Looking very much forward to it!

More details soon.

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