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Beukes has a head for hoarding

laureninner tbLauren Beukes is raising the profile of South Africa in circles not reached by the everyday. The science fiction writer has won the Kitschies Red Tentacle Award as well as the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award for Zoo City.

Beukes has a head for hoarding

Lauren Beukes is raising the profile of South Africa in circles not reached by the everyday. The science fiction writer from Cape Town has won the Kitschies Red Tentacle Award as well as the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award for Zoo City. Her latest novel, The Shining Girls, is also a bestseller.

Local author gets top sci-fi award

Writer Lauren Beukes has made literary history by becoming the first South African to capture the Arthur C Clarke Award in the 25-year history of the prestigious science fiction accolade.
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