Diane Awerbuck is the author of Gardening at Night, which was awarded the Commonwealth Best First Book Award (Africa and the Caribbean) and was shortlisted for the International Dublin IMPAC Award. Cabin Fever, a collection of short stories was published in 2011. Her latest novel, Home Remedies, was launched at Open Book 2012. She was shortlisted for the Caine Prize for her short story, ‘Phosphorescence’, in 2014 and won the Short Story Day Africa competition the same year. She and Alex Latimer have collaborated under the pen name Frank Owen and are publishing South in 2016.