- Kopano Matlwa is a South African public health specialist and author
- Her books include Evening Primrose and Period Pains
- She is finally set to graduate with a PhD
South African public health specialist and author, Dr Kopano Matlwa Mabaso, is finally set to graduate with a PhD in Public Health from Oxford University, UK.
Mabaso shared the exciting news on Twitter recently, Briefly.co.za gathered. She posted a photo of herself holding one of her books and wrote:
I spent many a rainy day in this oxford @blackwellbooks slaving away at a PhD that refused to come to an end. Now to be back in town for graduation and find my Evening Primrose on the shelves is nothing short of a dream.
Mabaso has made a name for herself as a best-selling novelist. Her novels include Coconut, which she published when she was just 21, as well as Spilt Milk and Evening Primrose.
To have three critically acclaimed novels and a PhD to her name at the tender age of 33 is an incredible achievement.
Her novels have been translated into different languages, including French, Norwegian, and Polish.
Period Pains has also been nominated for the 2018 Humanities and Social Sciences Award, which is awarded by the SA National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Mabaso's followers on Twitter congratulated her on her upcoming graduation.
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