Mia Arderne is a fiction writer, freelance columnist and editor. Her columns have been published by the City Press, GQ South Africa, GQ Japan, Ja. Magazine, Cape Town Lately and Matador Network. She’s also had a cartoon published by Bakwa Magazine on radical protest. She has had short stories published in AfroSF edited and compiled by Ivor Hartmann, The Ghost-Eater and Other Stories published by Umuzi, and Ravensmoot published by Fox & Raven. Her debut novel was short-listed for the Dinaane Debut Fiction Award hosted by the Jacana Literary Foundation in 2015.