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Moira Lovell Reviews Ingrid Jonker: A Poet’s Life by Petrovna Metelerkamp

Ingrid Jonker: A Poet's LifeVerdict: carrot

Ingrid Jonker: a poet’s life is not — in the strictest sense — a biography. Petrovna Metelerkamp has abdicated the role of biographer in favour of amassing a selection of source materials — letters, diary entries, memoirs, newspaper articles, interviews and poems — and presenting them in a glossy A4 publication, boasting numerous photographs and a variety of fonts.

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