»The first rains. A cleansing. Business and banking. We have lost count of the false starts, failed operations, sunrises turned to sunsets. The economy breeds more hunger, more queues, more corruption. A cleansing that has spawned millionaire beggars and a billionaire middle class. «
from First Rain in Long Time Coming
Judy was born in Bulawayo in 1972, and at an early age would lose herself in a world of words and imagination in the Tshabalala library. The eldest child of a family of seven she lived for some time in the early 80’s in her rural Gwanda home, which nurtured a deep love for the open spaces and rocky heights of natural Zimbabwe. She now works as a journalist in Botswana.
amaBooks writings by Judy Maposa
Short Stories: Bathing with Tadpoles in Short Writings from Bulawayo II, One by One My Leaves Fall in Short Writings from Bulawayo III and First Rain in Long Time Coming. Poems: Longings in Short Writings from Bulawayo and How About? in Intwasa Poetry