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South Africa

Jim Phelps

Jim Phelps is a retired South African university lecturer in literatures written in English. He has specialized in the work of D. H. Lawrence. He runs the small Echoing Green Press,...

The Trantraal Brothers

Nathan Trantraal (left), 33, is a cartoonist and an award-winning Afrikaans poet whose poetry has been translated into English and French. Andre Trantraal, 38, is a cartoonist and...

Karlien de Villiers

Karlien de Villiers was born in Cape Town in 1975. After earning a degree in graphic design at the University of Stellenbosch, she published her first short stories in the magazine BitterComix,...

Isobel Dixon

Isobel Dixon's poems about the Karoo are included in her collections The Tempest Prognosticator (2011), A Fold in the Map (2007), and Weather Eye (2001), which was awarded the Olive Schreiner...

Etienne van Heerden

Etienne van Heerden's books have been published in twelve languages. He studied law, qualified as an attorney and later moved to writing and teaching. He is professor in the School of...

Marlene van Niekerk

Marlene van Niekerk was born on 10 November 1954 on the farm Tygerhoek near Caledon. She attended school in Riviersonderend and Stellenbosch, where she matriculated from Hoërskool Bloemhof....
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