Mia Arderne

Mia Arderne is a Cape-Town based writer with by lines in, for example, the Mail & Guardian, New Frame, Africa is a Country and VISI magazine. Her debut novel Mermaid Fillet (2020) was longlisted for the Sunday Times-CNA Literary Awards. Her essay 1 000 Nights in Silence on love and depression features in the anthology Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality published in 2021 by Kwela. This year, some of her children’s short stories have been published by Penguin Random House in two anthologies aimed at classroom use, namely, Die Skool vir Rampspoedige Talente en Ander Gelukkige Stories and The Vegan Vampire and Other Fantastic Fiction.