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Nicole Jaekel Strauss
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Nicole Jaekel Strauss completed her law degrees during the 1990’s at Stellenbosch University. She obtained her MA in Creative Writing (cum laude) under Etienne van Heerden’s supervision in 2009. Maal, a collection of short stories, was her debut and won the Eugène Marais Prize (2011) as well as the UJ debut prize (2011). In 2013 she compiled a book of foodie stories and recipes, Kosblik, and in 2017 her second book of short stories, As in die mond, was published by Queillerie. She lives in Cape Town with her husband and three children.

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