Bio & photos

Short bio

Fungai Tichawangana is a journalist, writer and web developer from Zimbabwe. He is the founding editor of Zimbo Jam, the multi award-winning arts and culture website. He is also the founder of Valley of Writers, a platform which shares tools, resources, and opportunities with writers around the world.

In 2015, he was awarded a Nieman Journalism Fellowship and a Berkman Klein Fellowship for Journalism Innovation at Harvard University for his work documenting Zimbabwean artists and building websites to share their stories with hundreds of thousands of people.

In 2018, his play, ‘Fields of Glittering Things,’ was shortlisted in the BBC’s International Radio Playwriting Competition. He lived in Kenya for two years and is currently based in the USA.

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High resolution pictures of Fungai.