Marcus Low is a novelist, journalist and public health specialist based in Cape Town. He previously worked as policy director of the Treatment Action Campaign. Marcus has an MA in creative writing from the University of Cape Town.
Low’s debut novel ASYLUM is an existential literary novel set in a quarantine facility in the arid Karoo area of South Africa. It was first published by Pan MacMillan South Africa in
April 2017. Legend Press published a UK edition in April 2019.
ASYLUM has been shortlisted for Africa’s richest literary prize, the 9Mobile Prize for Literature.
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