Alex van Tonder

Alex van Tonder lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. She studied copywriting for advertising and has had a successful creative career spanning ten years. During this time she has both won and judged awards, and has worked on advertising campaigns for brands such as Levi’s, Microsoft and Johnnie Walker. Alex is known for her satirical experiments in blogging, including My branded life and Cape Town girl, and was named one of South Africa’s most influential women on Twitter in 2011 by Memeburn. This one time is her debut novel.