Karin Cronje is a part-time lecturer in the Music Literacy Department of Stellenbosch University. She teaches academic literacy and works with trainee band conductors. Her first novel, Vir ‘n Pers Huis (1998) Human & Rousseau, was widely debated. Her second novel, Alles Mooi Weer(2008) Genugtig! written in both Afrikaans and English, won the Jan Rabie/Rapport Prize. Karin lives in Cape Town.