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[Johannesburg, 29 September 2014] - British writer and winner of numerous literary awards, Geoff Dyer, is visiting South Africa from 22 September to 1 November as a Mellon Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the Wits School of Literature, Language and Media.

He is the author of four novels and seven books of non-fiction, which have been translated into 24 languages.

Dyer's books include But Beautiful (winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize) and The Ongoing Moment (winner of the ICP Infinity Award for writing on photography), Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi and Zona. Dyer is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and his many awards include the EM Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Literary Fellowship and, most recently, a National Book Critics Circle Award for the essay collection Otherwise Known as the Human Condition.
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