Gothataone Moeng was born in Serowe, Botswana. She holds an MFA Creative Writing (Fiction) from the University of Mississippi. She was shortlisted for the 2017 Miles Morland Writing Scholarship for African writers and is a 2016 A Public Space Emerging Writer Fellow. Her writing has appeared in, or is forthcoming from, A Public Space, the Oxford American and the Columbia Journal. She is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow in Fiction at Stanford University.