July Flashback: Bessie Head



(White/Black) [Botswanan (born in South Africa)]



Known as:  Famous Novelist and Journalist (One of the first female authors from Africa to get international attention; Awarded the South African “Order of Ikhamanga in Gold” in 2003; Both the “Bessie Head Heritage Trust” & “Bessie Head Literature Awards” were named in her honor)



Works:  “When Rain Clouds Gather”, “Maru”, “A Question of Power”, “The Collector of Treasures”, “Serowe: Village of the Rain Wind”, “A Bewitched Crossroad”



More Information: BessieHead.org, Emory University: Bessie Head, Bessie Head’s Wikipedia page



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July Flashback: Bessie Head

(White/Black) [Botswanan (born in South Africa)]

Known as: Famous Novelist and Journalist (One of the first female authors from Africa to get international attention; Awarded the South African “Order of Ikhamanga in Gold” in 2003; Both the “Bessie Head Heritage Trust” & “Bessie Head Literature Awards” were named in her honor)

Works: “When Rain Clouds Gather”, “Maru”, “A Question of Power”, “The Collector of Treasures”, “Serowe: Village of the Rain Wind”, “A Bewitched Crossroad”

More Information: BessieHead.org, Emory University: Bessie Head, Bessie Head’s Wikipedia page


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