Justin Fox is a travel writer, novelist and photographer based in Cape Town. He is a former editor of Getaway International magazine. He was a Rhodes Scholar and received a doctorate in English literature from Oxford University after which he was a research fellow at the University of Cape Town, where he now teaches part time. His articles and photographs have appeared internationally in a number of publications and on a wide range of topics, while his short stories and poems have appeared in various anthologies. Justin is a two-time Mondi journalism award winner. His most recent books include Cape Town Calling (Tafelberg, 2007), Under the Sway (Umuzi, 2007), Africa Lens (Jacana, 2009) and The Marginal Safari (Umuzi, 2010). The latter was long listed for the 2011 Alan Paton Award for non-fiction. His latest work is a pirate novel set in East Africa entitled Whoever Fears the Sea (Umuzi).
Justin Fox has an abiding passion for the Mouille Point seafront, where he has lived since 2000. Join him on a walk that takes in the evocative history of shipwrecks, gun batteries, early lighthouses and tragic suicide. The route sets out from... More»