Alistair Morgan was born in Johannesburg in 1971. He lives and works in Cape Town. Has previously published Two short stories: ‘Icebergs’ and ‘Departure.’ Both appeared in the Paris Review – issues 183 (Winter, 2007) and 185 (Summer, 2008) respectively. In 2009 he also became the first non- American to win the Plimpton Prize. Alistair Morgan published his debut novel Sleeper's Wake, with Penguin Books SA in August 2009.