Linda Ann Strang was born in 1966. She lives in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where she has worked as a university lecturer and as an academic writing consultant. Her poems and short stories have been published internationally and, in 2007, Poetry Kanto nominated her poetry for a Pushcart Prize.
She sometimes volunteers as an editor for Sharp!, Port Elizabeth’s literary journal. Linda’s interests, sometimes echoed in her poetry, include surrealism, ekphrasis, and the feminist revision of fairy tales. Together with artist Stephanie Liebetrau, she curated an ekphrastic exhibition called ‘Transfiguration’ in 2010.