Due to COVID-19, Open Book 2020 is cancelled.
Keep an eye out for our Open Book Podcast series in October 2020!


Julie Nxadi

Julie Nxadi is writer and former fellow at the Center for Humanities Research. She completed her Masters with the English Literature department in the Creative Writing program at UWC. Nxadi is the Creative Director at the Center for Being and Belonging, a non-profit company concerned with institutional reform, wherein she designs and facilitates the implementation of institutional reformatory programs to make work and educational spaces more humane for all who occupy them. Julie is also one of three partners at Kiosk: a moving moodboard designed to honestly depict as many nuances of the contemporary South African narrative as possible in as many forms as possible. She is currently working on a narrative collection as well as a visual collaging project and some of her works of fiction and creative non-fiction have been published on platforms such as The Johannesburg Review of Books, The Huffington Post, The Mail & Guardian, Ja. Magazine, Chips Online, as well as in collaboration with visual artist Dada Khanyisa on their solo exhibition for the Stevenson Gallery in Cape Town. Nxadi also read her work at the 2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival.


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