After obtaining a degree in journalism, Annelie Rozeboom went to China for twelve months, and ended up staying eleven years. As the China correspondent for several national publications, she reported on the uprisings on Tiananmen Square, China’s subsequent growth into an economic superpower, and the issue of Tibet.

She now lives with her husband and their three children in Madagascar, where she runs the only English-language newspaper in the country and teaches journalism and English at the American School of Antananarivo.