Dr Isaac Ndlovu is a senior lecturer in the English Department at the University of Venda, South Africa. His research interests are African narratives of crime and imprisonment, contemporary South African and Zimbabwean fiction and life writing.
Ndlovu’s recent publications are: “Writing and Reading Zimbabwe in the Global Literary Market: A Case of Four Novelists” in the Journal of Postcolonial Writing” (2020; Forthcoming). “Rewriting the Colonial Gaze? Black Middle Class Constructions of Africa in Sihle Khumalo’s Travel Writing” in a/b: Auto/Biography Studies (2020), “Writing in and about Prison, Childhood Albinism and Human Temporality in Petina Gappah’s The Book of Memory” in the Journal of Literary Studies (2018) and “Inside Out: Gendered and (De)politicised Representations of the Contemporary South African Prison” in The Journal of Commonwealth Literature (2017).