Brian Chikwava joined the Wasafiri Advisory Board in 2011. He is a past Caine Prize winner and author of Harare North (Jonathan Cape 2009). He tutors at City University London and is a past Charles Pick Fellow at the University of East Anglia. He has also held fellowships at Santa Maddalena Foundation, Dora Maar House and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. He is currently working on his second novel.