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Henk Rossouw

Henk Rossouw was born in South Africa and has worked as a correspondent for the Chronicle of Higher Education and a stringer for Newsweek. His writings have also appeared in the Threepenny Review, the American Prospect, the Christian Science Monitor, the Guardian WeeklyZuidelijk Afrika (Amsterdam), and the Sunday Independent, the Mail & Guardian, and the Sunday Times, in South Africa. His short story “Unslung” appears in the Spring 2007 issue of Tin House magazine.


An Interview with Nadine Gordimer

March 12, 2007 | Poetry

We’ve got to examine truth. To me, writing, from the very beginning and right until this day, is a voyage of discovery. Of the mystery of life. I am one of those people who have no religious faith, I am an atheist. I believe there is only this life. But this life is so incredible. And early on I found that you think, for instance, you know people, you think you know someone. But the person who is in a different relationship with that person knows a different person. So there are all these facets . . .