Peter Mutanda

Biography

Peter Mutanda aka wa-Ndebele is a scriptwriter, author, actor, filmmaker, theatre director and community Theatre for Development (TfD) facilitator. He has facilitated Social Inclusive Participatory Arts Workshops, directed and produced award winning theatre pieces in Africa, Europe and USA. Peter has won numerous awards, ‘The Chain’ (Best Actor and Best Theatre Play, Windybrow Centre for the Arts in Johannesburg SA), ‘Gift’ (Creative Excellence Award, Source Theatre in Washington DC, USA), Afro-Brits Award for Arts and Culture and African Achievers’ Award in the UK. On top of that, Peter is a multi-lingual humanitarian, cultural activist and sociopolitical commentator whose productions raise awareness and echo concerns about sociopolitical maladies faced by disadvantaged people. Through his writings, Mutanda wa-Ndebele also mirrors his upbringing and the experiences he has gone through in his life so far.

Peter Mutanda has published six volumes of poetry with LionheART Publishing House and had his work featured in a German anthology of African writers: Antilopenmond. He has co-authored a series of children's books with Karen Perkins based on Traditional African Folktales.

He is currently working on a number of academic texts about African Development and performing arts.

Please also see his joint listing with Karen Perkins for his Children's books - The African Folktales for Children Series:
https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/mutandaperkins

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LionheART Publishing House
Founded to help new and unknown authors publish in both print and e-books. If you are interested in publishing your work - please contact us on publishing@lionheartgalleries.co.uk for more information. Our list of available titles is constantly growing and includes: Poetry, Plays, Fiction, Academic and Children's Books by authors Peter Mutanda and Karen (K A) Perkins

Books

Africa Has A Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Africa Has a Future. Many challenges lie ahead but there is a way forward. This book explores the problems and possible solutions facing Africa today. "This book is a valuable contribution to the discourse" The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu "This book helps us engage with the question 'how did we get here in the first place?'" Dr Julius Mugwagwa, The Open University
The Meerkats Come To Dinner
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Series: African Folktales. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
The Squirrels invite their old friends the Meerkats for dinner. The Meerkats have to cross a river full of hungry crocodiles, but then find those naughty Squirrels have played yet another trick on them. What do they do about it and how do they teach their old friends a lesson?
Rabbit and Elephant's Tug Of War
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Series: African Folktales. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Somebody is stealing Mrs Rabbit's pumpkins! Who could it be, and how does Mrs Rabbit teach the thief a lesson? 'Rabbit and Elephant's Tug Of War' is the first book in the African Folktales for Children Series. This traditional tale from Africa has been passed from generation to generation through song and dance and has now been adapted into a picture book for many more generations to enjoy.
Verses For The Next Generation
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Series: Universoul, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
Silent Voice
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Series: Universoul, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
Missives From Within
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Series: Universoul, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
Epistles Of Poetic Purity
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Series: Universoul, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
A Nonentity With Identity
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Series: Universoul, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
Challenging, thought-provoking and moving, these poems were inspired by the author's day to day life experiences, from his humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to living in the USA and Europe.
UniverSoul Reflections
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Series: Universoul. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by LionheART Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
'UniverSoul Reflections' is a collection of five previously published works: 'A Nonentity With Identity', 'Epistles of Poetic Purity', 'Missives From Within', 'Silent Voice' and 'Verses For The Next Generation' and also includes six previously unpublished poems.