René Bohnen is the author of three collections of poetry: Spoorsny (2000), In die Niks Al Om (2011) and Op die Vingerpunte van die Heelal. Born in KwaZulu-Natal, she now lives in Johannesburg, from where she travels as a writer and photographer to work on narrative archives. She has been a part-time student in creative writing and she conducts interviews with poets for online publications. She also works as a freelance translator.
 Winning works aloud (Hospice Hall)