Joey Lyons is an intern from Boston, Massachusetts. He enjoys integrating his favorite disciplines—political history and philosophy—in his writing. Joey will be living in Cape Town until mid-April, and, after, will attend Middlebury College in Vermont.
Aidan Antonienko is an intern from Rochester, New York in the United States. As a recent high school graduate, she is taking a year before university to travel and learn new skills. Before coming to Cape Town, she was based in Seville, Spain for six weeks. She hopes to write and learn about the beautiful
Sean Christie is the author of Under Nelson Mandela Boulevard: Life Among the Stowaways published in 2016 by Jonathan Ball Publishers.
As the digital editor for Cape Town Partnership, Nadia is passionate about translating the Mother City’s people and places into stories that are both pretty to look at and enjoyable to read. She’s incurably curious and strives to turn even the most mundane activities into memorable adventures.
Tina-Louise Smith has produced and directed documentary films, educational television programmes, and written for South African news and cultural publications. She is passionate about telling stories and creating content that will make the world a better place. She wants to live in a world where women and non-binary people can walk about without fear for
Craig is a writing intern, focusing on writing for change and helping bring harmony through successful and innovative collaborations. On a personal mission to understand human evolution from beginning to the present, he’s drawn to stare at star-lit skies and wonder what it means to be human in a world dominated by humans.
Susan graduated from UCT with a BA degree. She loves everything film, TV, literature and food but she’s most keen on writing about people and their stories.Twitter
In addition to her role as Cape Town Partnership’s Head of Communications, Maxine is an award-winning author. She is passionate about delving into the hidden histories of Cape Town as well as writing about issues that impact the city today.Twitter
Litha graduated from Rhodes University and made a less obvious decision to begin his career in Cape Town. He works as a producer at CapeTalk and has taken the fast-paced nature of talk radio in his stride. Litha is interested in South African history, development journalism, music with soul and migration to South Africa’s majorTwitter
Kaylon is a graduate of the inaugural Youth@Work programme by the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. He is a creative young writer with a passion for the arts.