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us: Chimombo, Steve Bernard Miles

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1945-09-04
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Zomba (Malawi)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Malawi
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Leeds
        • Organization: (naf) University of Wales
        • Organization: (naf) Chancellor College
        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Iowa
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: WASI (Magazine: Malawi)
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Poets
          (lcsh) Novelists
            (lcsh) Periodical editors
              (lcsh) Authors and publishers
          • Sources

            • found: His Contemporary Malawian novels, 1980: t.p. (Steve Bernard Miles Chimombo)
            • found: Python! python!, 1992: t.p. (Steve Chimombo)
            • found: The caves of Nazimbuli, 1994: p. 4 of cover (b., Zomba, Malawi; prof. of English, Univ. of Malawi; playwright, novelist, lit. critic)
            • found: The basket girl, 1990: t.p. (Steve Chimombo) p. 4 of cover (b. Sept. 4, 1945 in Zomba, Malawi; Ph. D. from Columbia University; currently Professor of English at Chancellor College)
            • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chimombo, Steve; poet, fiction writer, magazine and journal editor/publisher; born 04 September 1945 in Zomba, Malawi. He earned his BA in English and education from Chancellor College, University of Malawi (1969), a diploma in teaching from University of Wales, Cardiff, and his MA in English literature from University of Leeds, England, and his PhD in education from Columbia University (1980); He was a lecturer at Chancellor College (1972) and a fellow of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa (1984). He retired in 2002, whereupon he participated in the Writers' Workshop at Chancellor College during the 1970s. He founded and edited WASI, Malawi's main cultural magazine (1989-2010))
          • LC Classification

            • PR9385.9.C44
          • Change Notes

            • 1987-09-02: new
            • 2015-11-06: revised
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