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Marlene van Niekerk
Marlene van Niekerk is a South African poet and short-story writer, as well as being author of the celebrated novels Triomf and Agaat (The Way of the Women). The Swan Whisperer, a collaboration with William Kentridge for the Cahiers Series, was published in 2015. She is Professor of Afrikaans and Dutch literature and Creative Writing at Stellenbosch University, and was a finalist for the Man International Booker Prize in 2015.

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July 2015

Agata's Machine

Camilla Grudova

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July 2015

Agata and I were both eleven years old when she first introduced me to her machine. We were in...

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February 2016

The Reactive

Masande Ntshanga

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February 2016

My back cramps on the toilet bowl. I stretch it. Then I take two more painkillers and look down...

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April 2013

The Final Journals of Dr Peter Lurneman

Luke Neima

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April 2013

Editors’ note: After several months of debate we have decided to publish the succeeding text, a reproduction of the...

 

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