Cheryl Lawson lives in BC, Canada, with her husband and son. Cheryl grew up in South Africa, moving to Canada in 2006 when her son was just a year old. They settled in the lower mainland of BC, before moving, to the southern Interior in 2017.

After a long career as a graphic designer, photographer and artist, Cheryl began pursuing writing, full-time, in 2014. She released her first non-fiction book in 2016. When she is not writing, Cheryl continues to pursue her passion for nature through her art and photography. She has recently exhibited a selection of water colour paintings at a local gallery. She enjoys the outdoors, and space, science and astronomy.

Cheryl is a member of the Kamloops Arts Council.

Her non-fiction book, a manifesto of her career as a creative professional, is entitled Authentic Creativity, How to Make the Most of Your Creative Intent, Strategy & Perspective. It is penned under her married name, Cheryl Bezuidenhout.

We Are Mars is her debut, science fiction novel, released in 2018. Her second novel, Storm at Dawn is due for release in late 2019.