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‘Inward, we were kicked and shoved for being too tender amongst our own’: An excerpt from Native Life in the Third Millennium

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Poetry and short story collection, Native Life in the Third Millennium, is Masande Ntshanga's third book after the acclaimed novels The Reactive (2014) and Triangulum (2019). (MDL SEE)
Poetry and short story collection, Native Life in the Third Millennium, is Masande Ntshanga's third book after the acclaimed novels The Reactive (2014) and Triangulum (2019). (MDL SEE)

Masande Ntshanga is an award winning novelist and fiction editor behind titles Space (20130, The Reactive (2014) and Triangulum (2019). In 2020 the novelist established Model See Media: a public sphere intervention and a pop-up publishing house for experimental literature, art and code. As a part of its establishment, Model See Media announced the publication of the author’s debut poetry and short story collection. 

Titled Native Life in the Third Millennium, the collection sees a poet, philosopher and programmer wrestle with systemic oppressions. All the while the narrators navigate anomie, alienation and flashes of abundance in millennial Africa through poetry and prose. Below is an excerpt. 

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