‘Tunnel’ traps ten people in a tight spot

Author Nick Mulgrew with Julie Norrish of Gardens and Inga Van Niekerk of Vredehoek.

Novelist, poet and editor Nick Mulgrew launched his latest novel, Tunnel, at the Book Lounge, on Wednesday May 24.

Take ten people driving into the Huguenot Tunnel who find themselves trapped and read what happens when their limited supplies dwindle.

In addition to his writing, Mulgrew is the founder and director of the poetry press uHlanga. In 2016, he received the Thomas Pringle Prize, and, in 2018, the Nadine Gordimer Award and a Mandela Rhodes Scholarship. His debut novel, A Hibiscus Coast, won the 2022 K Sello Duiker Memorial Award.

Neil Burnstein of Gardens with Scottie McGraw from the CBD.
Keeping warm, Helen Moffat of Noordhoek in her cat hat with Cynthia Marais of Wynberg.
From left, Nick Corbett of Sea Point with Michael Clark and Mike Malone, both from Gardens.
Luami Calitz of Woodstock with Karina Szczurek of Rosebank.
Tim Abel of Vredehoek with James Page of Observatory and Jess Bosworth Smith of Gardens.
Tunnel cover designer Michael Tymbios of Tamboerskloof with Natalie du Trevou of Bellville and Claire du Trevou of Gardens