Michiel Heyns

Michiel Heyns grew up all over South Africa, and studied at the Universities of Stellenbosch and Cambridge. He lectured in English at the University of Stellenbosch until 2003, when he took retirement to write full-time. In addition to a book on the nineteenth-century novel and many critical essays, he has published four novels. He reviews books for the Sunday Independent and lives in Somerset West.

Opgedateer/Updated: 2009-12-14

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Commendatio for UJ Prize for Literary Translation 2022: SJ Naudé’s Dol heuning / Mad honey

Michiel Heyns Books and writers 2022-09-28

SJ Naudé was awarded the UJ Prize for Literary Translation for his translation of Dol heuning into Mad honey. Read the commendatio by Michiel Heyns here.

Willem Anker, Red Dog en Vrye Weekblad

Michiel Heyns Seminare en essays 2020-01-29

"In verlede week se Vrye Weekblad het daar uit die pen van Deborah Steinmair ’n nogal felle aanslag op Willem Anker se veelbekroonde roman Buys verskyn."

From "whydunnit" to "whodunnit" – Michiel Heyns on his novel Lost Ground

Michiel Heyns, Naomi Meyer 2012-08-07 Michiel Heyns, well-known translator and English professor, recently won two prizes for his novel Lost Ground. The book is packaged as a crime novel, but readers of more serious novels will be pleasantly surprised by the story, if not completely blown away. Naomi Meyer asked Heyns about this memorable book.

Sunday Times Literary Prize nominee: Michiel Heyns

Bibi Slippers, Michiel Heyns 2012-06-01 Bibi Slippers asked Michiel Heyns a few questions about writing his Sunday Times Literary Award-nominated book Lost Ground.

LitNet Akademies: Vertaling as oortekening - Michiel Heyns gee sy mening

Michiel Heyns, Michiel Heyns 2011-09-14 Michiel Heyns reageer op die artikel “Oortekening as vertaalstrategie in Breyten Breytenbach se oorblyfsel/voice over” in LitNet Akademies se Geesteswetenskappe-afdeling, geskryf deur Pieter Odendaal. Pieter Odendaal skep ’n ...