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Londi Gamedze

In her 2010 Honours dissertation, Londi Gamedze explored the relationship between truth and fiction in the fictionalised memoirs of JM Coetzee. The stories we tell of ourselves constitute the self, and we alter memories consciously and unconsciously all the time. But when they are brazenly falsified, to what self do we refer? In her MA in Literature at UCT, Gamedze is currently working on ideas of ambiguous racial identity in fiction from a 'new' South Africa. For the rest, she teaches literature, surfs and makes music.