SHELAGH FOSTER is the author of Your First Year of Work — A Survival Guide (Bookstorm, 2013) and co-author of Your First Year of Varsity (Boookstorm, 2016) with Lehlohonolo Mofokeng. She holds an Associate Degree in Speech and Drama (Teachers) from Trinity College London. Shelagh divides her time between writing, writing coaching, holding workshops and seminars country wide, reading up a storm, helping organise the FLF, feeding friends and family and trying to get to grips with yoga. She has four adored children, two spoiled dogs and a rambling old house in Johannesburg. Her motto is ‘Pay it forward’ and her mission is to leave the world a better place than she found it.