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Irene Staunton

Irene Staunton began work in publishing in London in the 1970s. Returning to Zimbabwe after its independence, she became the editor at the government’s new Curriculum Development Unit. In 1987, she co-established Baobab Books, which rapidly acquired a reputation as an exciting literary publisher. In 1999, she left Baobab to co-found Weaver Press. She was also the editor of the Heinemann African Writers Series for several years. Staunton has also researched and compiled a number of oral histories including Mothers of the Revolution.

Books edited by Irene Staunton

Laughing Now Laughing Now

New Stories from Zimbabwe

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779220684 | 124 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2007 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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A Tragedy of Lives A Tragedy of Lives

Edited by Chiedza Musengezi, Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779220172 | 340 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2003 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Women Writing Zimbabwe Women Writing Zimbabwe

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779220738 | 148 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2008 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Writing Free Writing Free

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779221575 | 156 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2011 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Writing Lives Writing Lives

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779222350 | 108 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2013 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Writing Lives: Second Edition Writing Lives: Second Edition

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779222701 | 138 pages | 216 x 140mm | 2014 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Writing Mystery and Mayhem Writing Mystery and Mayhem

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779222787 | 118 pages | 216 x 140mm | 2015 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Writing Now Writing Now

More Stories from Zimbabwe

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779220431 | 324 pages | 216 x 140 mm | 2005 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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Writing Still - New stories from Zimbabwe Writing Still - New stories from Zimbabwe

Edited by Irene Staunton

ISBN 9781779220189 | 276 pages | 203 x 127 mm | 2003 | Weaver Press, Zimbabwe | Paperback

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