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Karina Szczurek

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Karina Magdalena Szczurek is a writer and a literary critic. Born in Poland, she studied in Austria and Wales, and moved to South Africa in 2005.

She holds a PhD in English and American Studies from the University of Salzburg and is the author of Truer than Fiction: Nadine Gordimer Writing Post-Apartheid South Africa as well as the editor of Touch: Stories of Contact by South African Writers. Her work has appeared in various publications locally and abroad.

She is a regular reviewer for the Sunday Independent and the online art magazine Itch. Karina and André Brink met in 2004 and have been married since 2006.

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