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Lauren Beukes

Lauren Beukes Cape Town author (now living in London), Lauren Beukes, is the award-winning and international best-selling South African author of The Shining Girls, Zoo City and Afterland, among other works. Her novels have been published in 24 countries and are being adapted for film and TV. The first to make it to the screen is THE SHINING GIRLS, now streaming on Apple TV+ starring Elisabeth Moss who has won two Emmy’s and two Golden Globe awards for her starring role in THE HANDMAID’S TALE. Beukes is also a comics writer, screenwriter, and documentary film maker.

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