Zoë Wicomb

Winner, Windham Campbell Prize for Fiction

Zoë Wicomb is a South African writer living in Glasgow, Scotland, where she is emeritus professor at the University of Strathclyde. She is the author of Still Life, October, The One That Got Away, and Playing in the Light, all published by The New Press, as well as David’s Story. She was an inaugural winner of the Windham-Campbell Prize in fiction.

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News and Reviews

The New Yorker

The New Yorker reviews October in their Briefly Noted section


Flavorwire picks October as a "Must-Read Book for March"


Feministing reviews October

Books by Zoë Wicomb

A Novel

Zoë Wicomb

The One That Got Away
Short Stories

Zoë Wicomb

Playing in the Light
A Novel

Zoë Wicomb