Dr Wamuwi Mbao is a writer and essayist. He reviews fiction for the Johannesburg Review of Books, and his writing has been published in various publications, such as the Sunday Times, the Mail &Guardian, Africa Is A Country, and SliPNet. He lectures at the University of Stellenbosch, where he is based in the English Department. His short fiction has been published in various anthologies and includes the acclaimed short story “The Bath”, which was listed as one of the twenty best stories of South Africa’s democracy.