Non-Fiction

Tablet
Tablet
"My Parents' Israel, My Apartheid: A South African goes home to Israel" April 23, 2015

Anne Landsman visits Israel, reflecting on her parents' past as well as her own.

Vanity Fair
Vanity Fair
"Tessa Hadley's Clever Girl Is Perspicacious, Romantic" March 4, 2014

Anne Landsman reviews Tessa Hadley's novel, Clever Girl.

Public Books
Public Books
"Giving Birth To A Country" September 26, 2013

Anne Landsman reviews NoViolet Bulawayo's shattering debut novel, We Need New Names.

The Guardian
The Guardian
"No Regrets" February 1, 2008

Anne Landsman was pregnant in New York when she heard that her father was dying on the other side of the world. Should she rush to his bedside or stay behind to protect her unborn child?

The Sunday Telegraph: Stella Magazine
The Sunday Telegraph: Stella Magazine
"Daddy Cool"
Red Magazine
Red Magazine
"The Moment My Life Changed"

'I stopped being a dutiful daughter' When Anne Landsman's father became suddenly and critically ill in another continent, it forced her to make an agonising decision.

Psychologies Magazine
Psychologies Magazine
Anne Landsman Novelist
The Sunday Times
The Sunday Times
"If I weren't a Writer"

Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, poor man, beggarman, thief. For me, it was actress, veterinarian, stage designer, doctor, painter, film director, jockey, shrink.

The Believer
The Believer
"Interview with Breyten Breytenbach" November 1, 2006

Afrikaners were a bastard people, using a bastard language

The Believer
The Believer
"The Quagga" October 1, 2005

The extinct quagga, named for its distinctive kwa-ha-ha call, was a horse of an entirely different color.

The Believer
The Believer
"The Auk, Great and Little" March 1, 2005

The great auk, now extinct, was the Northern Hemisphere's only flightless diving bird, a flamboyant, goose-sized, stubby-winged creature...

Poets & Writers Magazine
Poets & Writers Magazine
"After the Attack" January/February 2002

Days after the World Trade Center towers were felled, I was making one of my first tentative trips to downtown...

Jewish Book World
Jewish Book World
"Me'ah"

Novelist Anne Landsman's quest to locate the essence of the Torah's holiness led not to simple answers but a deeper understanding of the questions.

Short Fiction

Jewish Quarterly
Jewish Quarterly
"First Prize" Spring 2008

Her face, arms and throat are covered with tiny brown freckles. She wears her reddish-brown hair twisted up and there's always a halo of cigarette smoke above her head because she smokes like a chimney. How far down do the freckles go? You whisper to Maxie in the medical school dining-room, as the fat lady behind the counter pours gravy on your chop. One day you'll be my father but right now you're twenty-five years old, unmarried and interested.

Oprah (South Africa)
Oprah (South Africa)
"Heat Stroke"

Drama! Intrigue! Romance! Sex! You read them here first: tiny but compelling stories of romance and revelation, from seven local and international writers.