“With expert, elegant and economical verse, Francine Simon’s debut collection blends ancestral Catholic mysticism and ancient folk Hinduism to create new and essential portraits of modern South African-Indian identity and womanhood.
Unflinching and meditative, tracks the journeys, migrations and maturations of peoples, families and the self, all the while deftly innovating with form, language and style – ultimately marking Simon out as one of South Africa’s most unexpectedly excellent poetic debutantes.”
13 x 20cm | 64 pages | softcover
Francine Simon was born in Durban in 1990 to Indian Catholic parents. Her poems have been published widely in South African literary journals, such as , , and , as well as three volumes of the .