Van Aggelen African Literary Agency

Mishka Hoosen

Mishka Hoosen won the ‘Best story’ award in the 2017 Short Sharp Stories anthology for her story “Wedding Henna”. Mishka is She is now working on her second novel.

“Whenever I think about Mishka Hoosen now, I will remember her when I reread Hemingway’s A Moveable Feats, when I reread Rainer Maria Rilke Letters to a young poet, when I reread Jean Rhys’s After Leaving Mr Mackenzie, reread NoViolet Bulawayo’s We need new Names and reread Virginia Woolf’s The Waves. She’s just that kind of writer.” – African Writer www.africanwriter.com

Mishka Hoosen was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. She completed High School at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, USA, and did an MA in Creative writing at Rhodes University in South Africa. She’s currently working on a book about the emotional and intellectual appeal of perfume, conducting research in Paris on an IFAS residency.

For more about Mishka Hoosen visit her blog https://mishkahoosen.contently.com/ and her

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