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Harry Kalmer

About 

Harry Kalmer is an award-winning playwright and novelist who has authored six works of fiction and twenty-three plays.

His novel En die lekkerste deel van dood wees  was the runner-up in the 2007 Sanlam/Insig Groot Roman competition. Briewe aan ’n rooi dak , based on the letters of Magdalena Otto, received the Anglo-Gold Aardklop award for best new drama in 2001, and was adapted for tv and broadcast.

In 2014, his drama The Bram Fischer Waltz  won the Adelaide Tambo Award for Human Rights in the Arts. He lives in Johannesburg.

Titles by this author

A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg  is Harry Kalmer’s spellbinding ode to...

Spanning more than a hundred years, A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg is a novel that documents...