Lettie Viljoen

Lettie Viljoen was a pseudonym of the South African author Ingrid Winterbach, who primarily writes in Afrikaans. She is married to Andries Gouws and has two daughters. She lives in Durban.

She was born in Johannesburg in 1948. She studied Afrikaans, Dutch and Fine Arts at the University of the Witwatersrand. Lettie Viljoen's first novel was titled "Klaaglied vir Koos" ("Lament for Koos"), and was published in 1984. As Lettie Viljoen she published "Erf" 1986, "Belemmering" 1990, "Karolina Ferreira" 1993 (translated into English by the author herself: "The Elusive Moth" 2005), and "Landskap met vroue en slang" 1996.As Ingrid Winterbach she published "Buller se Plan" 1999, and "Niggie" 2002.

References

* [http://www.ukzn.ac.za/cca/images/tow/TOW2006/bios/Winterbach.htm Ingrid Winterbach (South Africa)]
* [http://www.stellenboschwriters.com/viljoenl.html Lettie Viljoen - Ingrid Winterbach]


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