Maxine Case has written for a number of publications in South Africa and abroad, and her work has been translated into several languages, including Dutch, Japanese and Mandarin. In 2007, her first novel, All We Have Left Unsaid, won the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best First Book (Africa) and was the joint-winner of the Herman Charles Bosman Award. Maxine was named an honorary fellow in writing by the University of Iowa and Hong Kong Baptist University. She is a writing fellow of the City of Asylum/Pittsburgh and a fellow of the Ford Foundation’s International Fellowship Program. Maxine holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from the New School (New York), where she taught an undergraduate introduction to fiction class. She has lectured on writing and run creative writing workshops in several countries around the world.