Farida Karodia was born and raised in a small town in South Africa, which was to provide
the setting for her first novel, Daughters of the Twilight. She has taught in South
Africa and Zambia; and in Canada,she has written radio dramas for the Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation. She is the author of Daughters of the Twilight, which was short-listed
for the Fawcett Prize, Coming Homes and Other Stories, Against an African Sky, Other
Secrets and Boundaries.