Phillippa Yaa de Villiers 
Author

Poems

Original

Übersetzung

How to stay warm in the city english

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to poem

Tea for Thabo english

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to poem

The Legend of Vera english

Eating for two english

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to poem

Grace english

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to poem

The rain children english

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to poem

The River english

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Excerpt from 'Original skin' english

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers 
Author

photo © gezett.de
* 17.02.1966, Halfway House, South Africa
lives in: Johannesburg, South Africa

Phillippa Yaa de Villiers was born on February 17, 1966 in Halfway House close to Johannesburg. She studied journalism in Grahamstown and theater in Paris. In the late 1990s she returned to university to earn a degree in dramatics arts, thereby combining her two passions, writing and performance. She also spend some time in Los Angeles, U.S.A., before she returned to settle in Johannesburg.

De Villiers makes her living by working for theatre, teaching and writing for stage and television. As a poet she has performed her poetry all over the world, f. e. in Adelaide, Havana, Birmingham, Durban, Stockholm, London, Berlin and Johannesburg.

 photo © gezett.de
Publications
  • Taller than Buildings

    Cape Town: Center for the book, 2006

Awards
  • 2009 National Arts Festival’s Writing Beyond the Fringe initiative

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