212pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
A novel about a security guard who decides to care for a monstrous bird that makes its home in the garden of the gambling den where he works.
"Swart Swaan is 'n kragtige roman aan die soom tussen realiteit en fantasie torring." Bibbi Slippers, author of fotostaatmasjien
Musician, composer and playwright Wilken Calitz's play 2092: God of Sound won the 2013 Woordfees Outlier Prize. His other plays include Multiple Existence, Karatara and Salome. Swart Swaan is his debut novel.