Makanaka Mavengere is an author, playwright and screen writer who has an Accounting degree and was born and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe but currently resides in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her debut novel Perfect Imperfections was published in August 2019 by Black Bird Books in South Africa. She wrote a play Maid in The Mirror which was produced and stage read at the Almasi Collaborative Conference in Harare Zimbabwe in January 2020 and she has been working as a freelance scriptwriter her latest work being for a feature film Loving Thokoza available on Showmax.