More About the Author
Barbara Bleiman is Co-Director of the English and Media Centre (EMC), a development centre for English and Media teaching in secondary schools. Having completed an MA in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, she has had short stories for adults published in the Mechanics' Institute Review, and short stories for young people published in EMC anthologies, Shazkaz and Other Stories, Best of Both and, most recently, Literary Shorts. She has also written and edited numerous books for the classroom and is a well-known figure in English teaching. Her literary agent is Elly James at HBBAgency.
Off the Voortrekker Road, is set in South Africa, where Barbara herself was born. Published initially as an ebook in July 2014, it is now also available as a paperback. The author is currently working on a second novel, 'The Age of Experience'.