Vernon R.L Head is a birdwatcher and environmentalist. He is also a South African poet, a bestselling novelist, and an internationally acclaimed architect. His first book – a non-fiction narrative – The Search for the Rarest Bird in the World, was long-listed for the 2015 Sunday Times Alan Paton Literature Prize, and has recently been translated into Arabic and other languages. His first novel, A Tree for the Birds, was long-listed for the Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize and short-listed for the National Institute of Humanities & Social Sciences 2020 Fiction Prize. His poetry has been long-listed for the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Prize in 2014, 2017, and again in 2019. He continues to writes for various international literary magazines and will release his new novel, On the Wave of Gulls in 2023.
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