C.A. Davids works as a writer and indie publisher of children’s books. Her debut novel, The Blacks of Cape Town, was published in South Africa in 2013. It was shortlisted for the Edinburgh Book Fest’s First Book Award, the University of Johannesburg Debut Writing Prize and the SALA First-time Published Author Award, amongst others. Her indie children’s publishing house, everychild books, has produced The Hair Fair (by CA Davids, illustrated by Mary-An Hampton) and Mizz President (by Mapule Mohulatsi, illustrated by Mary-An Hampton). Davids has a Masters in Creative Writing, a degree in economics and a postgraduate qualification in marketing from the University of Cape Town. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa, but has also called Shanghai, China, New Jersey in the USA and Basel in Switzerland home.
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