South African Trade Publisher of the Year 2016

Search for your favourite author or book

Imraan Coovadia

About 
Imraan Coovadia was born in Durban in 1970. He is the author of the novels The Wedding, Green-Eyed Thieves, High Low In-between, and The Institute for Taxi Poetry.

He has also published a study of V.S. Naipaul, as well as a collection of essays, Transformations, and has contributed to publications including The New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, N+1, The Independent, Threepenny Review, Chimurenga, and The Times of India.

His work has won the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, the University of Johannesburg Prize, the M-Net Prize, and a South African Literary Award for Non-Fiction.

He is a graduate of Harvard College and directs the writing programme at the University of Cape Town. 
 

Photo credit: Victor Dlamini

Titles by this author

Solly Greenfields, the first of the taxi poets, has been shot dead. At the Institute for...
From a Natal boarding school in the seventies and Soviet spies in London in the eighties to...