05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Gabeba Baderoon

Gabeba Baderoon©Adine SagalynDSC_0078

Gabeba Baderoon is the author of several poetry collections, The Dream in the Next Body, The Museum of Ordinary Life and A Hundred Silences. Her latest collection, The History of Intimacy, is due to be published this year.

She is the recipient of the Daimler Award for South African Poetry and is on the editorial board of the African Poetry Book Fund. Baderoon is an Extraordinary Professor of English at Stellenbosch University and a Fellow of the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study. She co-directs the African Feminist Initiative at Pennsylvania State University.