About

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Cornelia Fick is a South African writer. She was longlisted for the Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award (2016). A nurse by profession, she worked for a number of years as the editor of a monthly primary health care magazine, and was a freelance writer for Takalani Sesame (radio and TV). She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of the Western Cape.

Her poems and stories are published in local and international magazines and anthologies: Tyhini 2014 and 2015; Spelk; To breather into another voice: A jazz anthology; Itch; Fractured poetics: a poetry anthology; Botsotso; EXPERIMENTAL WRITING: Volume 1, Africa VS Latin America; Soho Square V, Bloomsbury; Poetry Potion; New Contrast and Atlanta Review.

She has completed a corporeal writing workshop with Lydia Yuknavitch and lives in Johannesburg with her family and two dogs.

 

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