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Corlia Fourie

Corlia Fourie

Playwright and author of radio dramas, children's books and short stories

Cornelia Hilda Fourie was born on 11 December 1944. Her father was the writer, Mikro (C H Kühn). She studied at Stellenbosch University, where she received a BA in 1965. Corlia worked as a journalist at Die Burger and Sarie and is currently the fiction editor of Rooi Rose.
All of her plays were performed on stage and some were filmed for TV.
Die meisie wat soos 'n bottervoël sing was set to music by Peter Klatzow.


Merieteprys in the Amstel Playwright of the Year - competition 1985 for Moeders en dogters
MER Prize and Tinie Holloway Prize 1991 for Die meisie wat soos 'n bottervoël sing
(This title was also included in the list of best books of the Children's Books Forum.)
ATKV Prize for Youth Literature, 1991 (second prize) for Die meisie wat soos 'n bottervoël sing, 1993 (second prize) for Ganekwane en die groen draa and 1994 (second prize) for Die deurmekaardier.
ATKV Prize for prose 1992 for Liefde en geweld.
Her collection of women's short stories, Vrou-mens, was one of Exclusive Books choice titles in 1992.
MER Prize and Alba Bouwer Prize 1995 for Die towersak en ander stories and Die wit vlinder
M-Net competition for best South African sitcom: First prize for the TV production of En die son skyn in Suid-Afrika
The novel, Die oop deur, was one of Exclusive Books choice titles in 1996.

(Most of them published by Human & Rousseau)
Marianne en die leeu in die pophuis, 1982
Moeders en dogters, 1985/92
Leuens, 1986
En die son skyn in Suid-Afrika, 1986
Die volstruisie wat graag wou vlieg, 1986
Die meisie wat soos 'n bottervoël sing
Tintinyane, the girl who sang like a magic bird, 1990
Jakkalsstreke, 1991
Liefde en geweld (short stories), Tafelberg, 1992
Ganekwane en die groen draak   Ganekwane and the green dragon, 1992
Vrou-mens, Verhale deur vroue oor vroue (compilation), 1993
Die deurmekaardier, 1993
Sê (short stories), 1994
Die towersak   The magic pouch, 1995
Die oop deur, 1996
Nolito en die wonderwater, 1997
Die wit vlinder, Tafelberg, 1993
Want die lewe is goed - keur uit die werk van Mikro, Lapa, 2003 (A compilation of her father's humorous work)
Stories met stertjies, Protea, 2007
Ware liefde: bekende Suid-Afrikaanse paartjiesWare liefde: bekende Suid-Afrikaanse paartjies/Romances to Remember: South Africans in Love, Human & Rousseau, 2008
Heleen en die heks met die hoofpyn, Protea Boekhuis, 2008
Alle paaie lei deur die strand, LAPA 2008
Die geheime kamer, LAPA 2012

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