Born in South Africa, Kath Jonathan is a writer and teacher living in Toronto. An excerpt from her novel in progress was shortlisted for the 2018 Marina Nemat Award. Her short story was published in a Penguin Random House chapbook, and another was longlisted for The Puritan’s Thomas Morton Memorial Prize. She was a finalist for the Janice Colbert Poetry Prize, her poetry has been published in online literary magazines, and she’s been a featured reader at Art Bar, the oldest poetry reading series in Toronto. She holds a certificate in creative writing from UTSCS and a M.A. in English Literature from The University of Toronto.