Fiona Snyckers is a former journalist. She was educated at Hyde Park High School, Rhodes University, and the University of the Witwatersrand. She is the author of the Trinity series of young adult novels, the Eulalie Park series of mystery novels, and two high-concept thrillers, Now Following You and Spire. Lacuna was published in 2019. She has been long-listed four times for the Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize.