Agent : Victoria Hobbs
Lindsey Collen was born in South Africa and lives in Mauritius, where she is an Mauritian novelist and activist. She is the critically acclaimed author of There is a Tide, The Rape of Sita, Getting Rid of It and Mutiny. The Rape of Sita won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Africa Region in 1994 and she later won again in 2005 with Boy and was longlisted for the 1996 Orange Prize. The Rape of Sita was banned in Mauritius and resulted in death threats being made against her. Her latest novel, Boy, was published in 2004.