Tariro Ndoro is a Zimbabwean writer poet and storyteller. She received an MA in Creative Writing from Rhodes University.
Her debut poetry collection, Agringada: Like a Gringa, Like a Foreigner (Modjaji Books, 2019) received the inaugural NAMA Award for Outstanding Poetry Book. Her poetry, short fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in a wide range of literary magazines and journals including Afreada, The Kalahari Review, Kotaz, New Contrast, Oxford Poetry and Puerto del Sol.
Tariro was longlisted for the 2017 Writivism Short Story Prize and the Black Letter Media Short Story is Dead Prize. She was shortlisted for the 2018 Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize, the DALRO Poetry Prize and the Intwasa Short Story Prize. Tariro has made appearances at Pa Gya! Literary Festival, Page Poetry Alive, Paza Sauti: Poems for the end of the world and Wordfest.
Provide a platform for community members to share stories that extend intentional knowledge to other local communities.
Support community members in crafting intentional literacy and decolonizing teaching strategies to harness community members' unique strengths and skills within their context for the pursuit of building healthy communities.
Collaborates for funding efforts through grant research and writing to support accessing resources for projects that elevate the practice of belonging and community building.
Collaborate with leaders in the community to build and develop information and strategies to present information that is multimodal, interdisciplinary, intersectional, and decolonizing by facilitating meaningful interactions in learning spaces.
Supporting community members with community outreach processes to expand the production of knowledge from the personal to the collective.
Offering the community online poetry workshops that engage and center conversations of protest, healing, advocacy, and writing as a tool for social change.
Engage in intersectional and creative dialogue through the lens of joy, community, and critical inquiry with the intention to expand uncomfortable conversations that lead to social innovation, change, and wellbeing.