Diana Ferrus

Diana Ferrus is a South African writer, poet, and storyteller of mixed Khoisan and slave ancestry. Her work is published in Afrikaans and English. Ferrus leads writing workshops in Cape Town while working as an administrator at the University of the Western Cape.

  • "The truth I want to highlight is that we are all human beings first, and we should strive to make that truth visible." 

  • "We must challenge artificial separation, we must be able to go into our history and see how forces have separated us for their gain."

  • "I need to write about the injustice/atrocity so that I can understand what must be healed, how the injustice manifested.”

1953 -
Nationality: South African