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Marietjie de Jongh

Author of Children's books

Marietjie de Jongh was born on 1 March 1953 in Vredenburg and grew up on the Sandveld farm Tzaarskuil. She attended the farm schools on Tzaarskuil, and then on Suurfontein. She obtained her matric at Aurora High in 1970.
Marietjie studied at Stellenbosch University (BA 1973) and at Unisa (BA hons in English,1976), where she later took also Philosophy and History of Art.
She taught classes in Kenhardt, Villiersdorp, Worcester, Richmond in the Karoo and in Somerset-East and is presently teaching at the School for the Blind in Worcester.
Hobbies: Arts and literature


1995: Alba Bouwer Prize for Braam en die engel


Tandkitaar, Tafelberg, 1981
Moeilikheid met Jan, Tafelberg 1983
Die man met die gaatjie in sy trui, Tafelberg 1983
Goeie maniere en ander plesiere, Tafelberg 1987
Braam en die engel, Tafelberg 1991 (Translated: Brahm and the Angel, 1995)
Bietjie-Kier en die man in die Karoo, Human & Rousseau (Diakiri and the man in the Karoo)

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