Nadja Küchenmeister, born in Berlin in 1981, is one of the most important younger poets writing in German today. She has published three books of poetry: Alle Lichter [All the Lights] (2010), Unter dem Wacholder [Under the Juniper] (2014), and Im Glasberg [In the Glass Mountain] (2020), which includes the poems translated here. A book of translations of her work was published in English and Irish in 2015. Her writing has been recognized with many awards, most recently the Basel Poetry Prize (2022).