Youlendree Appasamy is a feminist killjoy with bell hooks and Junot Diaz as her intellectual parents. She’s a recent Politics and International Relations graduate from the university currently known as Rhodes, although her ambitions lay in the world of writing, reading and journalism. She’s written for Grocott’s Mail in Grahamstown, Ja (online magazine) and interned at The Mercury in Durban, The Lowvelder in Mpumalanga, The Sowetan in Johannesburg and is currently working at the Mail & Guardian.

Follow her @_youlendree.