Lisa Julie was born in Cape Town. She holds an Honours degree in English from the University of the Western Cape. She is currently completing a MA in Creative Writing at the same institution. Her work has been published in “Underground: the Art Literary Journal of Georgia State University”, and in Cutting Carrots the Wrong Way: poetry and prose about food from the University of the Western Cape Creative Writing programme (uHlhanga, 2017). Apart from literature, she has a background in the performing arts.