Yolisa Qunta is a published author, freelance writer, editor and researcher. She spent her formative years in Zimbabwe and Botswana as a child to political exiles and returned to South Africa with her family in 1993. Her first book was chosen for Exclusive Books Homebru in 2016. Her subsequent non fiction writing has been published in Australia, Britain, America and South Africa. In 2018 Yolisa was shortlisted for the Iceland Writers Retreat.