05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Pippa Green


Pippa Green is a South African journalist and writer who began her career in 1982 reporting on the trade union and anti-apartheid resistance movement for The Argus in Cape Town. Her work has been published widely in magazines and newspapers in South Africa and the United States. She has been a deputy editor of The Sunday Independent and Pretoria News and Head of Radio News at the South African public broadcaster. She was a recipient of the Nieman Fellowship at Harvard in 1999, and was Ferris Visiting Professor of Journalism at Princeton University in 2006.

Green is the author of Choice, Not Fate: The life and times of Trevor Manuel (2012).

Twitter: @green_pippa