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Mike Nicol

Fiction

Interviewed by: James McKinley

Catalog Number: 19990127

A South African writer of international acclaim, Mike Nicol discusses his third novel Horseman with former New Letters editor James McKinley, who visited the writer in his homeland. An allegory of spiritual damnation, this powerful book examines the myths within "civilization" and the criminal element attendant upon colonization. He also talks about The Ibis Tapestry, part of which was published in an issue of New Letters.

| Subject Matter: South Africa, Myths, Crime, Colonization | Interview Year: 1999 | Genre: Fiction |

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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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