Naidoo, Beverley

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NAIDOO, Beverley

NAIDOO, Beverley. British/South African, b. 1943. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Adult non-fiction, Race relations. Career: Kupugani Non-Profit Nutrition Corporation. Field worker, Johannesburg, South Africa; Primary and secondary teacher, London, 1969-85; writer, 1985-; researcher, 1988-91; Advisory Teacher for Cultural Diversity and English, Dorset, U.K., 1992-97; Development Officer for Arts, Bournemouth Education Directorate, U.K., 1997-98; part-time tutor for creative writing, Goldsmith College, University of London, 1997-99; freelance writereducationalist, 1997-. Publications: FOR YOUNG ADULTS. FICTION: Journey to Jo'burg: A South African Story, 1985; Chain of Fire, 1989; No Turning Back, 1995; The Other Side of Truth, 2000; Out of Bounds, 2001. CHILDREN'S FICTION: Letang's New Friend, 1994; Where Is Zami?, 1998; (with M. Naidoo) Baba's Gift, 2003. FOR ADULTS: Censoring Reality: An Examination of Books on South Africa, 1985; Through Whose Eyes? Exploring Racism: Reader, Text, and Context, 1992. EDITOR: Free as I Know, 1987; (co-) Global Tales: Stories from Many Cultures, 1997. Address: c/o The Agency, 24 Pottery Lane, London W11 4LZ, England. Online address:

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