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Masande Ntshanga
Masande Ntshanga is the Caine Prize nominated winner of the 2013 PEN International New Voices Award. He was born in East London in 1986 and graduated with a degree in Film and Media and an Honours degree in English Studies from UCT, where he became a creative writing fellow, completing his Masters in Creative Writing under the Mellon Mays Foundation. He received a Fulbright Award and an NRF Freestanding Masters scholarship. His stories have appeared in Laugh It Off, itch, Imago and Habitat. He has also written for Rolling Stone magazine. The Reactive, excerpted here, was nominated for the Etisalat Prize for Fiction and shortlised for The Sunday Times Fiction Prize. It is forthcoming in the US with Two Dollar Radio.

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September 2012

Negation: A Response to Lars Iyer's 'Nude in Your Hot Tub'

Scott Esposito

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September 2012

I do not know whether I have anything to say, I know that I am saying nothing; I do...

Prize Entry

April 2015

Every Woman to the Rope

Joanna Quinn

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April 2015

My father believed the sea to be covetous: a pleading dog that would lap at you adoringly, sidling up...

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September 2013

For All Mankind: A Brief Cultural History of the Moon

Henry Little

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September 2013

For almost the entirety of man’s recorded 50,000-year history the moon has been unattainable. Alternately a heavenly body, the...