Slipping review at Worlds in Ink

Lovely review of my short story collection, Slipping at South African lit blog, Worlds in Ink !  Snip: “Her fiction manages to deal with real issues in unusual and disconcerting ways; Beukes is not afraid to shine a light into the darkness we wilfully try to ignore in order to expose the hard truths hidden in the nooks and […]

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Slipping reviews

A pair of fresh reviews for my recently released debut collection Slipping: Stories, Essays, and other Writing.   For Locus Online, Paul Di Filippo praises the book. First, while the Big Five have more or less abandoned story collections, Tachyon continues to promote this essential variety of book. Lauren Beukes’s debut assemblage is a fine example. Coming […]

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“A Genuine Sense of Weirdness”: Slipping Review

My debut collection Slipping: Stories, Essays, and Other Writing will be out on the 29th November (you can preorder it from Amazon or find your nearest local US independent bookstore via Indiebound) It’s getting some lovely reviews already, including this one from This Ain’t Living. Read the full thing here, and here’s a snip: “The stories range from […]

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New Zoo (and Moxy too)

Brand new editions of Zoo City and Moxyland are out in the USA this week, from my brilliant publisher Mulholland!  It was also the perfect excuse to break out the sloth scarf I wore to the Arthur C Clarke Award ceremony five years ago! I love the playful, toothy rawness of the new Zoo City […]

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Kickass reviews for our horror comic: Survivors’ Club

The original horror comic I’m co-writing with Dale Halvorsen aka Joey Hi-Fi, with gorgeous, creepy, compelling art by Ryan Kelly, cinematic colors by Eva de la Cruz and lettering by Clem Robins, is getting some very nice shouts from comics pros we love! Survivors’ Club tells the story of six people who survived real-life horror […]

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George R.R. Martin recommends Broken Monsters!

  In happy news of the day, GGRM, he of A Song of Ice And Fire, rated Broken Monsters as one of nine novels he thinks you should be reading over at BookBub.com along with classics like The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula LeGuin and Nova by Samuel R. Delaney and new releases including Armada by […]

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Regardez! Une belle revue française!

A lovely review of Les Monstres on Les Pipelettes en Parlent “Ce que j’apprécie par-dessus tout chez elle, c’est son originalité. Lorsque vous lisez un de ses romans, vous êtes assuré de ne rien lire de commun. Si Les monstres semble de prime abord ne pas correspondre à cette qualité, je vous assure qu’il n’en […]

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