Peter Anderson

Fiction Writer

Austin College 900 Grand Ave
Sherman, TX 75090
Phone: 
903-813-2214

Author's Bio

An award-winning South African writer, I teach postcolonial literature(s) and creative writing at Austin College in Sherman, North Texas. At present, I hold to this quatrain by William Plomer: "That was the Africa we knew / Where, wandering alone, / We saw, heraldic in the heat / A scorpion on a stone."

Publications & Prizes

Book:
The Unspeakable (C&R Press, 2014)
Prizes won: 

Literary Fiction Book Review Award for Excellence in Literary Fiction.

Alex la Guma Award in the International Novel

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
White Tiger by Aravind Adiga, Sozaboy by Ken Saro-Wiwa, Hunger by Knut Hamsun, Selected Letters: Nikos Kazantzakis by ed. Peter Bien, H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Johannesburg
South Africa
Raised in: 
Johannesburg
South Africa
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Last update: Jul 27, 2016