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Poet, Artist and Author of children's stories and a novel
Susara Elizabeth Coetzee was born on the farm Vaalspruit in the district
Smithfield. She is the sister of Christoffel Coetzee, author of Op soek na generaal Mannetjies Mentz
She martriculated in Zastron and studied Drama and languages at Stellenbosch
University and taught German and Afrikaans at Rhenish Girls' High School for
Sara (Saartjie) illustrated four books. The poem, X-foto, appeared in the anthology Millenium Moments in 2000.
She is married to Leon Fouché, a minister in the DRC. They have three
daughters, Cara, Tanya and Nadia. Sara taught for nine months English in Taiwan
with her second daughter, Tanya.
Perlemoen uit Droë Grond - 'n Plakboekstorie.
In this book the illustrations form an intrinsic part of the story. Styles of
illustrations differ as each character "illustrates her own part" in the
vereng in swart
laat lig deur
waar geen lig moet wees
in duisend brokke
Text by Sara Fouché, October 2004
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