NOVELIST | SCRIPTWRITER | COMIC WRITER | JOURNALIST
Lauren Beukes gets paid to make stuff up. Her novels are super-award-winning international best-sellers that have been optioned for film, including Broken Monsters, The Shining Girls, Zoo City and Moxyland. She also writes comics for DC Vertigo and screenplays. In her former life before full-time book-writing, she was a journalist and kids cartoon scriptwriter and she's also made an award-winning documentary. She's known for writing inventive genre-bending fiction that rugby-tackles social issues.