Lauren Beukes is an award-winning, best-selling novelist , who has described herself as a “recovering journalist, TV scriptwriter, award-winning columnist and writer (aka glorified typist)”. She is the author of four books – The Shining Girls (2013), Zoo City (2011), which won the Arthur C Clarke Award, Moxyland (2008) and Maverick: Extraordinary Women From South […]
South African author Lauren Beukes was today announced as winner of the 25th Arthur C. Clarke Award, the UK’s premier award for science fiction literature. She received a cheque for £2011. Beukes’ Zoo City, published by Angry Robots, came tops from a shortlist that included five other titles.