Dawn Garisch has had five novels and a collection of poetry published, a short play and short film produced, and has written for television, magazines and newspapers. Three of her novels have been published in the UK.
In 2010 Trespass
was short-listed for the Commonwealth prize in Africa, and in 2011 her poem Miracle
won the EU Sol Plaatjie Poetry Award. A non-fiction / memoir Eloquent Body
, which investigates how both art and science can help us, was published in 2012.
She runs workshops on writing and creative method, is a practising medical doctor and lives in Cape Town.