Pixie Emslie is a journalist who worked on newspapers and magazines in South Africa and London for some 25 years. Among others, she edited Soweto Today, which won the Consumer Journalism Award at the time. She headed the Internal Communication department at Eskom, where she was responsible for communications to some 50 000 people. She later ran her own communication consultancy in Johannesburg, working with large corporations including Billiton.
She has been internationally recognised and is an Honorary Fellow of IABC (International Association of Business Communicators), and has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences around the world.
She now lives at Rondevlei, outside Sedgefield, and when she isn’t travelling, she spends her time writing. She is a member of the SA Writers’ Circle and of the Southern Cape Writers’ Group.
Her first published novel, Cry of the Rocks, is a thriller based on a platinum mine in south Africa.
This powerful novel encompasses the loves and lives of people working the fictional mine, as well as the politics of mining, and the efforts to rescue the miners before it’s too late.