Lauren Liebenberg


Birthday August 3, 1972

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace South Africa

Age 51 years old

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A South African writer, she is especially known for her 2008 debut novel, The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam. The work was nominated for the prestigious Orange Prize For Fiction.

Before Fame

She graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with an MBA and went on to work in merchant banking.


She was one of the first three women to be nominated for the Orange Award for New Female Writers.

Family Life

She grew up in Rhodesia.

Associated With

She and Maya Angelou are both notable female authors.