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Karen Press

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  • Karen Press lives in Cape Town. She has published eight poetry collections as well as mathematics textbooks and children’s books. Her poetry has appeared in journals in South Africa, Britain, the United States, Australia and Canada, and in translation in French, Italian, Turkish and Tamil. She co-founded the publishing collective Buchu Books and currently works as a freelance editor and writer.
    Praise for Karen Press 'It is largely a poetry of whispers, of hints, of indirect statement, yet with cables as strong as steel for its backbone.'
    South African Sunday Independent
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