Ingrid Jonker

Ingrid Jonker was a South African poet and outspoken political activist. Her poems have been translated into several other languages beyond her original Afrikaans and South African English. Today, a prestigious prize has been created in her honor for a debut work in Afrikaans or English poetry.

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