Fadhy Mtanga

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Fadhili Frank Mtanga (born 14 November 1981) popularly known by his pen name Fadhy Mtanga[1] is a Tanzanian creative writer,[2] blogger, photographer, graphic designer and social worker.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

He published his first Swahili novel, Kizungumkuti in 2011, that was followed by Huba[3] in 2014 and Fungate[4] in 2017. In 2020, he published his fourth novel Rafu. In August 2020 Fadhy began what he called #TuzoChallenge on his Facebook wall. He challenged other Swahili writers to continue his new story that he titled Tuzo. As the first initiative in the world of literature, the challenge led to the publication of the very first novel of its own kind going by the same title. Featured by five authors (Fadhy Mtanga, Lilian Mbaga, Maundu Mwingizi, Laura Pettie and Hussein Tuwa), Tuzo that was launched in December 2020.[5]

He also published his first Swahili poetry book Hisia[6] in 2018.

Works[edit]

  • Kizungumkuti (2011)
  • Huba[7][8] (2014)
  • Fungate[9] (2017)
  • Hisia (2018)
  • Rafu (2020)
  • Tuzo (2020) with other four Swahili authors

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mtanga, Fadhy. "Fadhy Mtanga". Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Fadhy Mtanga – poems -". dokumen.tips. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  3. ^ Huba. "Huba". mwalimuwakiswahili.com.
  4. ^ Fungate (26 May 2017). "Press Reader". Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  5. ^ Mngodo, Esther Karin (16 February 2021). "Tanzanian writers fighting sextortion through a novel". The Citizen. Tanzania. Retrieved 5 July 2021.
  6. ^ Mtanga, Fadhy (30 May 2018). "Ninawaleteeni kitabu cha HISIA". Fadhy Mtanga. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  7. ^ Mtanga, Fadhy (2014). Huba (in Swahili). Jukwaa Huru Media.
  8. ^ "Princeton University Library". Princeton University Library. Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  9. ^ Mtanga, Fadhy (2017). Fungate (in Swahili). UWARIDI. ISBN 9789987950843.