Danila Botha is the critically acclaimed author of two short story collections, Got No Secrets, and For All the Men (and Some of the Women) I've Known, which was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award, The Vine Awards and The ReLit Award. Her new collection of short stories, Things that Cause Inappropriate Happiness will be published in 2024 by Guernica Editions. She is also the author of the novel Too Much on the Inside, which won a Book Excellence Award and was short listed for a ReLit Award. Her new novel, A Place for People Like Us will be published in 2025 by Guernica Editions. Danila was the 2020-2022 writer in residence at the Toronto Heliconian Club. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Guelph University and teaches Creative Writing at University of Toronto and at Humber School for Writers.