Stacy Hardy is a writer, an editor with pan African platform Chimurenga and teacher in creative writing in South Africa. Her writing has appeared in multiple literary magazines and anthologies. Her first short fiction collection, Because the Night, was published by Pocko, London in 2015 and a new collection, Archéologie des trous has just been released via Rot-Bo-Krik, Sète, France. Her plays and librettos have been performed around the world. She is currently a research fellow at The University of Chicago where she is working on a collaborative project with anthropologist Kaushik Sunder Rajan, poet Daniel Borzutzky, and musician Neo Muyanga.