Joanne Lillie is the former deputy editor of Shape magazine and editor of Discovery magazine and has been writing professionally for 14 years. Joanne currently work as a freelance journalist and editorial consultant and her work has appeared in titles such as Psychologies, Fairlady, Reader's Digest, Men's Health, Sports Illustrated, Runner's World, Bicycling, Fit Pregnancy, Your Baby, Child, News Now as well as the Mail & Guardian, The Citizen and The Star. In addition to media work, Joanne writes and edits educational dossiers and books for health-focused readers. Joanne's awards include two Picas for health journalism, the Novo Nordisk Media Prize, and the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism from the Carter Center in Georgia, USA, to study maternal and infant mental health. She is passionate about telling meaningful human-interest stories, and in particular those exploring the mother-daughter bond. Joanne lives in Cape Town with her husband, two young daughters and one feisty Labrador.