Karen Hurt has lived most of her life in South Africa. Travel and stories have always been an essential part of her life: as child, a teenager, an adult and a parent of two children. She is currently working on the second book of the Daring Duo series, that will be set in Mozambique.
Portia Dery is a writer and literacy activist based in Tamale. She is the founder and current director of the African Youth Writers Organization. Grandma's List is Portia Dery's first book.