Denis Hirson

Denis Hirson

Denis Hirson has published seven books, most of them concerned with the memory of South Africa under apartheid, and most of them crossing the boundary between poetry and prose.
His most recent books are the novel The Dancing and the Death on Lemon Street (2011) and Worlds in One Country, a short historical survey of South African writing (2011). He has also edited seven anthologies of South African writing in English and in French, most recently In the Heat of Shadows : South African Poetry 1996-2013 (Deep South, 2014).
AS Mellon Writer in Residence at Rhodes University, Denis hosted workshops and did readings from writing he produced during his residency.

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