Dela Gwala was born in Johannesburg, and is a full-time feminist, activist writer, reluctant spiritualist and hard truths enthusiast. She holds an MA in Gender Studies from SOAS University of London and an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. She writes about healing, memory, trauma, spirituality and social justice. She tries to “live the questions” by writing her way through them. She believes that we need to dig through our personal narratives in order to make meaning of this weird experience called “life”. She is a contributor to the Life Righting Collective’s This is how it is anthology as well as to Feminism Is.