Terry-Ann Adams is a 20-something writer and cultural commentator from Eldorado Park. Terry-Ann’s work, written in English and Afrikaans, is inspired by and predominantly features Coloured people of South Africa. Those Who Live In Cages was inspired by her grandmother Frances ‘Poppie’ Adams. “My grandmother always wanted me to tell her story, the stories of Coloured women stuck in the townships of Johannesburg, who are often forgotten by society.” This is Terry-Ann’s first novel.
Lynthia Julius was born in Springbok and raised in Kimberley. She holds a honours degree in philosophy from the University of the Free State. In 2018 she was named the winner in the Afrikaans category of the AVBOB poetry competition. Her debut collection of poetry is Uit Die Kroes, published by NB Publishers in 2020.
Chase Rhys is an author, columnist and playwright from Ocean View, Cape Town. His debut novel Kinnes published by Kwela Books in 2018 was the winner of the K. Sello Duiker Prize at the 2019 South African Literature Award (SALA) and the kykNET-Rapport boekprys. In 2020 Chase started writing bi-weekly column called 'Suikewate' for Rapport newspaper. Chase's play ANDY was produced at the Amsterdam Storytelling Festival in 2019 and 2020, his play script Kinnes won the Adam & Rosalie Small award for best debut writer in 2017. His short stories have appeared in They Called Me Queer (Kwela 2019) and Die Nuwe Afrikaanse Prosaboek (Human & Rousseau 2019).