Ambrose Musiyiwa facilitates Conversations with Writers, a blog that presents interviews with writers, publishers and literary activists, and CivicLeicester, a community media channel that uses the arts to highlight conversations. 

He organises the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, an annual festival that encourages people to engage with human rights issues at home and abroad, and he coordinates Journeys in Translation, an international, volunteer-driven project translating Over Land, Over Sea: Poems for those seeking refuge (Five Leaves Publications, 2015) into other languages.

Publications (Samples)


Black Lives Matter: Poems for a New World (CivicLeicester, 2020). Editor
Bollocks to Brexit: an Anthology of Poems and Short Fiction (CivicLeicester, 2019). Editor
Leicester 2084 AD: New Poems about The City (CivicLeicester, 2018). Editor
Welcome to Leicester: Poems about the City (Dahlia Publishing, 2016). Co-editor with Emma Lee

Poetry [Pamphlets]

The Gospel According to Bobba
The Gospel According to Sheila
The Gospel According to Carol

Short Stories (Samples)

● "Danfo Driver", Writing Free, Weaver Press, Harare, 2011
● "The Bracelet", Conversations with Writers, 17 February 2010
● "Two Dreams", Tripod: The magazine for new writing from the Literature Network, Issue 2, Summer 2007
● "Living on Promises and Credit", Writing Now, Weaver Press, Harare, 2005
● "Diary of an Asylum Seeker" [A work in progress]

Articles (Samples)

● Dr Maria Rovisco and Ambrose Musiyiwa, "The role of the arts in promoting a culture of human rights", RSA blog, 7 March 2019
● Emma Lee and Ambrose Musiyiwa, "Journeys in Translation", British Council blog, 19 July 2017
● Maddalena Tacchetti, Mirjam A. Twigt, Ambrose Musiyiwa and Sandra Kaulfuss, "Für gemeinsame öffentliche Räume", izw3, Jan/Feb 2016

Journalism (Samples)

● "An Abhorrent Form of Censorship", World Press Review, 29 July 2008
● "Saddam Hussein's Execution is a War Crime", World Press Review, 31 December 2006
● "Refugees, Uncertainty and the Absence of Control", World Press Review, 3 November 2006
● "Child Trafficking in the UK", OhmyNews International, 25 July 2006
● "Britain Undermining Rights of Foreign Prisoners", World Press Review, 6 May 2006

No comments: