picture by Michael Tymbios
Nick Mulgrew was born in Durban in 1990. He is the author of three books, the latest of which is The First Law of Sadness. A Mandela Rhodes Scholar, Nick is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Pringle Award for Short Stories and the 2014 National Arts Festival Short Sharp Stories Award, was shortlisted for the 2015 White Review Prize, and was longlisted for the 2016 Edge Hill Prize. He currently lives in Cape Town, where he works as the publisher of uHlanga and the fiction editor of Prufrock.