Ron Irwin is a lecturer and writer who has taught at the University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies since 2009. He was the writer in residence for UCT's MA in Creative Writing in 2008 after teaching in the programme for ten years. Irwin has worked as a documentary film maker and film agent, and is a brand management consultant to numerous companies, including Strategic Name Development in Minneapolis, Interbrand in New York and Catalyst Communications in Cape Town. Irwin holds a Masters degree in Literary Studies and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from UCT. He is the author of 'Flat Water Tuesday'.