Nicole Turner is a South African descended from Irish convicts and English settlers who fled Europe for the Cape Colony in the early 1800s. She had a short-lived stint as staff writer at the Hong Kong Standard and spent several years roving around Asia.
Her journalism writing has appeared in Adbusters, Y Magazine, SL, Geo, the Mail and Guardian, Business Day and the Sunday Times (Lifestyle). Her fiction has been translated into German, French and Chinese and has been published in English by Chimurenga Magazine where she is an occasional contributing editor. Now based in Cape Town she is working on a trilogy of crime novels.
Nicole Turner will travel to Nairobi
Sipping on Bubbly and black caviar with the Barbies… UBABI
“…there is another Kenya. It can be found in shopping malls and multi-screen cinemas, in high class restaurants and sweaty nightclubs, it can be found amongst Kenyans browsing the web on wireless laptops in the Java Coffee House (Kenya’s very own Starbucks) or browsing for new houses at property trade fairs and keeping tabs on their investments in the stock market reports published in the national business day.” more…