28 Jul 2014

Writer Fiona Sussman on growing up in apartheid South Africa, her latest book, and running a charity hospital

From Nine To Noon, 10:08 am on 28 July 2014

Shifting Colours is Fiona Sussman's first novel. Fiona is originally from South Africa and grew up in a publishing family. She's a trained doctor and set up Auckland's Charity hospital. A prolific short story writer, she then left medicine to be a full time novelist. Her first novel, Shifting Colours begins in South Africa and centres on the subject of cross-cultural adoption and the impact of emigration on an individual's identity. Shifting Colours by Fiona Sussman published by Alison and Busby UK, RRP $26.99.