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Adulting 101 with Jen Thorpe - Sexual Health and Babies

───   16:22 Wed, 30 Mar 2022

Adulting 101 with Jen Thorpe - Sexual Health and Babies | News Article

Author Jen Thorpe is back once again! This week, she focuses on her 10 tips for sex and baby-making as written in her book, "Adulting 101".

Jen Thorpe is a feminist writer and researcher.  Jen has published three feminist essay collections, two novels, and two children’s books. She also has pieces in two collections. Find out more about them here. Her first novel, The Peculiars, was long listed for the Sunday Times Fiction Prize (2017) and the Etisalat Fiction Prize (2017). Her second novel, The Fall, was long listed for the Sunday Times CNA Fiction Prize (2021).   


Jen was born in South Africa, and has lived in five of its nine provinces. She attended Rhodes University between 2003 and 2008 where she completed her Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Philosophy, her Bachelor of Arts Honours in Politics, and received a Masters in Politics with distinction for her thesis focusing on raunch culture and feminism. In 2014 she received a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town, where she began writing her first novel – The Peculiars.  Read more about Jen and her work here.


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