Amy Heydenrych is a South African writer and book blogger based in Johannesburg. She has been shortlisted twice for the acclaimed Miles Morland African Writing Scholarship for African Writing. Her short stories and poems have been published in multiple anthologies including Brittle Paper, The Kalahari Review and the Short Sharp Stories anthologies. Amy’s short story ‘Handle with Care‘ was a runner up in the 2017 Short Sharp Stories Award. She signed an international two-book deal with Bonnier Zaffre publishers in 2017, whose list includes authors such as Lynda La Plante, Wilbur Smith and CWA Dagger Award winner Chris Whitaker.
Her debut thriller, Shame on You, was published in the UK by Bonnier Zaffre.