Based in the UK, Isobel Dixon still has strong ties to South Africa and returns twice a year. She has written three collections of poetry. In 2000 she won the Sanlam Prize for her then unpublished collection, Weather Eye. This was subsequently published by Carapace and won the Olive Schreiner Prize in 2004. A Fold in the Map was published in 2007. Her latest collection, The Tempest Prognosticator, will be launched at Open Book. She works as a literary agent.
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