London Events for Lauren Beukes

South African writer Lauren Beukes will be in London this month, with no less than three exclusive events organised. Beukes is the author of Moxyland and Zoo City, both published by Angry Robot Books. From the Angry Robot team: To celebrate Lauren's visit we’ve teamed up with Forbidden Planet to bring you an Angry Robot first... Continue Reading →

Times Live Profiles Lauren Beukes

Times Live profiles Lauren Beukes (who also has recently released her second novel, Zoo City). Here's an excerpt from the article: In Zoo City, Beukes imagines a Joburg that is frighteningly accurate and simultaneously impossible. Like her other fiction works, this one is fast, frenzied, twisted and breathtaking. With an international release scheduled for later... Continue Reading →

Monday Original Content: SF in South Africa, by Nick Wood

SF in SA 10 (December 2009) With acknowledgement to prior publication in Locus Magazine, November 2009. South African speculative fiction over the ages In this overview of South African written science or speculative fiction (SF), I aim to give a socio-historical account of the progress of the genre, as the fiction produced over the decades... Continue Reading →

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