Mark Gevisser is an Open Society Fellow and a prize-winning South African author and journalist. His journalism has appeared in publications and journals including Granta, the New York Times, Vogue, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, Foreign Affairs, Public Culture, Foreign Affairs and Art in America. He currently writes most regularly for The Guardian in the UK and the Mail & Guardian and the Sunday Times in South Africa. His 2008 title, Thabo Mbeki: The Dream Deferred, won the Alan Paton Prize. Lost and Found in Johannesburg, was published in 2014. He is a contributor to Safe House, an anthology of narrative non-fiction due later this year.
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