Linda Ann Strang joins the team as the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the new South African based literary journal, Hotazel Review (hotazelreviewlit.org).
Strang has an MA in English Literature and a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
Her poetry and short stories have been published, or are forthcoming, in over fifty journals and anthologies worldwide, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Japan and South Africa. Some of the journals on this list are [PANK], Poetry Kanto, Orbis, Yemassee, The Malahat Review, and New Contrast.
Her poetry has also been nominated for a Pushcart Prize (2007), and has been longlisted for the Bridport Prize (2012), in the United Kingdom, and the University of Canberra Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize (2018), in Australia.
Strang’s debut poetry collection, Wedding Underwear for Mermaids (2011), was published in the UK. Her second collection, Star Reverse, is due for release through Dryad Press in 2022.