South African

Douglas Reid Skinner

Douglas Skinner was born in 1949 in the South African town of Upington and grew up in Cape Town, Grahamstown, Kimberley and East London. He studied Philosophy and English at Rhodes before working in mining, prospecting & drilling, insurance, acting, radio and publishing in South Africa; the analysis & design of commercial information systems in South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America; print design, the wine trade and building in the …Read More

Chris Mann

Chris Mann (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) is a South African of English, Dutch and Irish descent, was born in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. He started his working life in rural development and poverty alleviation projects, such as low-cost water-supply and sanitation, small-scale agriculture and labour-intensive public works including secondary road and pipeline construction. This multi-faceted, multi-talented writer has also taught English in a rural school, lectured in English at Rhodes University and worked …Read More