Johannesburg

Author Feature: Ivan Vladislavic

71QoAT1xZjL._UX250_

Find out more about South Africa’s awesome authors with this week’s Author Feature: Ivan Vladislavic. 

Ivan Vladislavic was born in Pretoria in 1957 and lives in Johannesburg. His books include the novels The Restless Supermarket, The Exploded View and Double Negative, and the story collections 101 Detectives
and Flashback Hotel.
In 2006, he published Portrait with Keys, a sequence of documentary texts on Johannesburg. He has edited books on architecture and art, and sometimes works with artists and photographers.
TJ/Double Negative, a joint project with photographer David Goldblatt, received the 2011 Kraszna-Krausz Award for best photography book. His work has also won the Sunday Times Fiction Prize, the Alan Paton Award, the University of Johannesburg Prize and Yale University’s Windham-Campbell Prize for fiction.
He is a Distinguished Professor in the Creative Writing Department at Wits University.