Penny Haw worked as a journalist and columnist for more than three decades, writing for many leading South African newspapers and magazines before yielding to a lifelong yearning to create fiction. Her stories feature remarkable women, illustrate her love for animals and nature, and explore the interconnectedness of all living things. Her children’s book, Nicko—The Tale of a Vervet Monkey on an African Farm was published in 2017. This was followed by a work of contemporary fiction, The Wilderness Between Us in 2021. Penny’s debut historical fiction, The Invincible Miss Cust will be published by Sourcebooks on 4 October 2022. She lives in Hout Bay with her husband and three dogs, all of whom are well-walked.
Penny’s panel: So you want to write? How to start – how to continue Three writers give insight into their writing journeys and the genres they have explored
Thursday 15 September 14.00 – 15.00