Editor’s note: by agreement with the author, this article has been removed from The JRB, ahead of its reappearance in her forthcoming book of essays. Watch out for the book soon!
- Nadia Davids is an award-winning writer who works across a range of forms: plays, articles, short stories and screenplays. Her theatre works, including the well-known At Her Feet and Cissie, have been staged in South Africa and abroad and her writing has appeared in various newspapers and anthologies. Her debut novel, An Imperfect Blessing, was published in 2015.