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Theresa Mallinson

Theresa Mallinson

Theresa Mallinson is a subeditor at the Mail & Guardian. She has previously worked at Daily Maverick, Free African Media, The Daily Vox and Business Day. She loves books, cats and books about cats. Theresa has been in an intimate relationship with the Oxford comma for much of her adult life but they are currently on a break. 
    Slice of life: Life’s hard but  ‘tomorrow’s a new day’
    Slice of life: Life’s hard but  ‘tomorrow’s a new day’
    Mustafa Aboulseoud, who co-owns and manages the Obsession Cafe in Mayfair, Johannesburg, has encountered his fair share of misadventure on his...
    Sarah Ladipo Manyika: Storytelling is in her blood
    Sarah Ladipo Manyika: Storytelling is in her blood
    Sarah Ladipo Manyika is in Johannesburg for the South African Book Fair. She’s just flown in from Cape Town, where she was at Open Book, and we...
    The inconvenient truth about ‘sir’ Geoffrey Boycott
    The inconvenient truth about ‘sir’ Geoffrey Boycott
    In 1995, my family went to the Boxing Day Test at Saint George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. South Africa were playing England in the fourth Test of...
    Tall inside, but not short of opinions
    Tall inside, but not short of opinions
    The other day someone called me a midget. Not to my face, but the comment was relayed to me. Sticks and stones, right? Yet I find I’m still...
    Vignettes on our lives and dreams
    Vignettes on our lives and dreams
    You know what they say about judging a book by its cover. But no one ever said anything about judging a book by its name. When a friend presented...
    Words that shatter the silence
    Words that shatter the silence
    Kurdish-Iranian Behrouz Boochani spent four years imprisoned in one of Australia’s offshore detention facilities, the Manus Island Regional...