Henrietta Rose-Innes

Henrietta Rose-Innes is a South African novelist andshort-story writer. She has published a collection of short stories, Homing, and two novels: Shark’s Egg and The Rock Alphabet.

In 2008 she won the Caine Prize for African Writing, for which she was shortlisted in 2007. Also in 2007, she was awarded the 2007 South African PEN award for her short story, ‘Poison’.

Her short stories have appeared in various international publications, and her writing has been translated into German, Arabic and Romanian. Dream Homes: Schnappschusse und Geschichten aus Kapstadt, a collection of short pieces, appeared in German translation in 2008.

While based in Cape Town, she was a Fellow in Literature at the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, (2007-8) and has held residencies at the Chateau de Lavigny, Lausanne; the kunst:raum sylt quelle, Sylt; and the University of Georgetown.

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