In the midst of the pandemic the literary festival is hosting podcasts instead of livestreamed panels
‘Artsronaut’ Nanna Venter lets us in on her process for designing book covers, including for Lauren Beukes’s ‘Afterland’
For the past five years, Lauren Beukes has been working on a book set in the aftermath of a global epidemic. Its release couldn’t have been more timely
Nando’s Broken Monsters Charity Art Exhibition in Cape Town raised sufficient funds to cover 21 000 children’s books.
SA’s trending author has expertly embraced new media as a medium of horror, and the characters of her female protagonists defy casual stereotyping.
UJ Prize winners Lauren Beukes and Dominique Botha have penned well-crafted novels that are innovative and refreshing reads.
An exhibition based on Lauren Beukes’s "Zoo City" taps into the gritty energy of Jo’burg while exploring the concept of the human and urban animal.
Bestselling author Lauren Beukes has a way with violence–a dark twisting of words.It’s not a platform for cheap thrills, though.
South African author Lauren Beukes’s "The Shining Girls" will be adapted for television by US actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s company Appian Way.
Lauren Beukes’s latest novel, a nightmare tale of a time-hopping women-killer, is a publisher’s dream but leaves little in its wake.
By ditching the tired narratives of contemplation and guilt, Beukes’s otherworldly novels have beefed up the anaemic world of South African fiction.
Film rights to Lauren Beukes’s <i>Zoo City</i> have been awarded to a local producer. We spoke to Beukes about adapting her award-winning novel.
Award-winning author <b>Lauren Beukes</b> visits the art exhibition inspired by her novel.
A local documentary about a beauty pageant for cross-dressers has a delicate, unexpected message.
<b>Gwen Ansell </b>talks genres and urban fictions with Lauren Beukes, winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award for her ‘muti noir’ novel <i>Zoo City</i>.
South African author Lauren Beukes speaks to the <i>M&G</i> about winning the Arthur C Clarke Award.
South African author Lauren Beukes will receive exactly £2011, the same figure as the current year, after winning the Arthur C Clarke Award.
SA author Lauren Beukes has won the Arthur C Clarke Award for <i>Zoo City</i> for the best science fiction novel of the year published in the UK.
Lauren Beukes is the author of <em>Moxyland</em> and <em>Zoo City</em>, both novels that look at SA society through a futuristic, dystopian lens.
The best science fiction writers are those who can make you part of an extended universe without resorting to that awful trick of the padded series.