Lilian Masitera’s work includes an anthology of poetry Militant Shadow (1996) and two novellas The Trail (2000) and Start with Me (2011). In 1997, she received the Poet of Merit award from the International Society of Poets, Washington, DC. Some of her poems were translated into German. Masitera holds a degree in mathematics and works as a trainer of mathematics teachers. She lives in Harare, Zimbabwe.