4-8 September 2019 at the Fugard Theatre | OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

    Elleke Boehmer

    elleke boehmer

    Elleke Boehmer is the author of Screens against the Sky (short-listed David Hyam Prize, 1990), Bloodlines (shortlisted SANLAM prize), and Nile Baby (2008), as well as the short-story collection Sharmilla and Other Portraits (2010). The Shouting in the Dark (2015) is her fifth novel.

    She is Professor of World Literature in English at the University of Oxford, and a founding figure in the field of postcolonial literature. Her edition of Baden-Powell’s Scouting for Boys was a 2004 summer bestseller. Her acclaimed biography of Nelson Mandela (2008) has been translated into Arabic, Malaysian, Thai, Kurdish, Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese. She has published several other books including Stories of Women (2005), the anthology Empire Writing (1998), and Indian Arrivals: Networks of British Empire (2015).

    Twitter: @ellekeboehmer

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