Karin Schimke’s debut book of poetry Bare & Breaking won the prestigious Ingrid Jonker Award in 2014. Navigate is her second collection. Schimke is a widely published journalist and works as a writer, editor, writing teacher and a translator. In 2016, she won the South African Literature prize for translation for Flame In the Snow – The Love Letters of André Brink and Ingrid Jonker. She lives in Cape Town.