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.

Her science fiction novels are We Are Mars and Storm at Dawn, parts one and two of a three-part series, The Rubicon Saga, based on the adventures of a near future settlement on Mars. Cheryl also writes short stories to expand on story elements from the Rubicon Saga. The short story series is entitled, The Rubicon Chronicles, and is an exclusive offering to her email subscribers.

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.

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. In 2018, she 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.