Agnes Sam

Agnes Sam was born in 1942, the great-granddaughter of indentured labourers from India who were shipped to South Africa in the nineteenth century. She was brought up in Port Elizabeth, and had a Catholic education. She attended university at Roma, Lesotho and Zimbabwe and taught science in Zambia. In 1973 she was exiled from South Africa and came to England, where she studied English Literature at the University of York. She revisited South Africa twenty years later, in 1993, to attend South...See more