Mr Nathan Trantraal was born in Cape Town. Stormkaap, a graphic novel, was published by Tafelberg in 2008. His debut, Chokers en survivors, was awarded the Ingrid Jonker Prize (2015) and an ATKV Woordveertjie for poetry (2014). Alles het niet kom wôd is his second collection. He’s currently doing his MA at Rhodes University.