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Sara Fouché
Sara Fouché

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 five years.
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 scrapbook.

Book cover

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vereng in swart

laat lig deur
waar geen lig moet wees
soliede massa
verplaas ...

'n wêreld
in duisend brokke

Text by Sara Fouché, October 2004

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