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CCA | 26-29 SEPT | JHB EXPO CENTRE | JOHANNESBURG

JEN THORPE

JEN THORPE

FEMINIST WRITER AND RESEARCHER

Feminist writer and researcher. She has published three feminist essay collections, two novels, one full-length non-fiction, and two children’s books. Her first novel, The Peculiars, was long listed for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize (2017) and the Etisalat Fiction Prize (2017). Her second novel, The Fall, was long listed for the Sunday Times CNA Fiction Prize (2021). 2014 she received a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town, where she began writing her first novel – The Peculiars.

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