Nineveh by Henrietta Rose-Innes
Nineveh by UEA writer Henrietta Rose-Innes is the first of her novels to be published in the UK and the USA. It will be published this week by Aardvark Bureau in the UK and by Unnamed Press in the US. Originally published in South Africa in 2011, Nineveh was shortlisted for the M-Net Literary Award and South Africa’s Sunday Times Fiction Prize, while the French translation Ninive was the winner of the François Sommer Literary Prize in 2015. Henrietta is from Cape Town, South Africa, and is currently completing her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. She is the author of three other novels and a collection of short stories, including most recently the novel Green Lion, which was published in South Africa in 2015 and will be published in the UK next year. Henrietta was the winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2008 and the HSBC / PEN Short Story Prize in 2007, and was runner-up in the BBC Short Story Award in 2012. Her work is included in the Granta Book of the African Short Story (2011) and is published in several other languages.