award-winning and bestselling South African writer Lauren Beukes’s
followed her first book, the non-fiction Maverick: Extraordinary
Women from South Africa’s Past (2006), with the novel
Moxyland (2008). Her next three novels, the Arthur C. Clarke
Award-winner Zoo City (2010), the British Fantasy Award-winner The
Shining Girls (2013), and Broken Monsters (2014) garnered Beukes
Her graphic novel
work includes Vertigo’s Survivor’s Club, the Fables
spin-off Fairest, and Wonder Woman. Beukes’s nonfiction has
been published in numerous magazines including The Hollywood
Reporter, The Sunday Times, Marie Claire, and Elle.
Many of Beukes’s
short stories were collected in the acclaimed SLIPPING: STORIES, ESSAYS, & OTHER WRITING. Among her other works are The Bostik
Book of Unbelievable Beasties, made up of
ridiculous rhymes with illustrations by kids in South Africa, and the Beukes’ directed, award-winning documentary Glitterboys
about Cape Town’s biggest female impersonation beauty pageant.
All of us at Tachyon wish the sensational Lauren a happy birthday. May it not be filled with too many time travel conundrums.
For more information about SLIPPING: STORIES, ESSAYS, & OTHER WRITING, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover art by Clara Bacou
Design by Elizabeth Story