Hedley Twidle, 32, was born in Johannesburg. He studied in KwaZulu-Natal, then at Oxford and York, and lived for several years in Edinburgh before taking up a post as lecturer in English at the University of Cape Town. Between 2007 and 2012, Twidle worked on the Cambridge History of South African Literature, published this year. At the moment he is teaching and thinking about life-writing, essays and literary non-fiction in Africa. More of his writing can be found at www.seapointcontact.wordpress.com.
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