06-10 September 2017

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Francine Simon

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Francine Simon was born in Durban in 1990 to Indian Catholic parents. Her poems have been published widely in South African literary journals, such as New Contrast, New Coin, Aerodrome and Type/Cast, as well as three volumes of the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award Anthology. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in the English department of Stellenbosch University. Her debut collection, Thungachi, was published in 2017 by uHlanga.

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