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Nick Mulgrew

Nick Mulgrew

Nick Mulgrew is an author, journalist, editor and publisher from Durban, currently working in Cape Town.
A portrait of racism: The making of #MattTheunissen, by a former classmate
A portrait of racism: The making of #MattTheunissen, by a former classmate
Matthew Theunissen's comments were no surprise for those who knew him, writes former classmate Nick Mulgrew, but it could have been prevented.
Caine Prize gets The Sack
Caine Prize gets The Sack
But 16 years on the leading prize for African writing is still based in London. Is it time for change?
Julian Redpath: Red-letter day for the true of heart
Julian Redpath: Red-letter day for the true of heart
Julian Redpath's "Maiden Light" is one of the most assured & exemplary folk albums to come out of South Africa in recent memory, writes Nick Mulgrew.
Getting under the skin of the new SA with Masande Ntshanga
Getting under the skin of the new SA with Masande Ntshanga
Nick Mulgrew sat down with Masande Ntshanga to discuss one of this year’s most startling novels, 'The Reactive’.
Okwiri Oduor unapologetic about being herself
Okwiri Oduor unapologetic about being herself
Okwiri Oduor, the special guest at the M&G Literary Festival, will be on the panels about Nadine Gordimer and the short story.
Words exchanged on short-story writing
Words exchanged on short-story writing
Prizewinning short-story writer Nick Mulgrew questions fellow success story Efemia Chela about her work and the future of local writing.
Infant care leaps forward with a lesson from kangaroos
Infant care leaps forward with a lesson from kangaroos
A simple practice that benefits all newborns is also bringing down mortality rates.
Literacy: Once upon a time, parents taught their children to read
Literacy: Once upon a time, parents taught their children to read
The biggest hurdle to establishing a culture of reading in South Africa is neither access nor infrastructure, writes Nick Mulgrew.
Extracting the essence
Extracting the essence
A distiller producing premium brandies, vodkas and other spirits has found his niche.
'No textbooks? I'll print them for you ...'
'No textbooks? I'll print them for you ...'
Canny entrepreneur Zakes Ncanywa has offered study guides and cheap computers to a resource-starved town. Nick Mulgrew spent some time with him.