n New Coin Poetry - Charl-Pierre Naude : interview
|Article Title||Charl-Pierre Naude : interview|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||New Coin Poetry|
|Publication Date||Dec 2007|
|Pages||22 - 34|
Charl-Pierre Naude grew up mainly in East London, where he wrote matric. Went on to study philosophy at Stellenbosch University; drifted among addresses to circumvent army call-up for some years in the eighties. Got nabbed eventually. Came to Johannesburg. Became a journalist, reporting mainly on arts and culture. First publication: (Afrikaans poetry) Die Nomadiese Oomblik (The Nomadic Instant) (1995) (Ingrid Jonker Prize), followed by In die geheim van die dag (2005) (M-Net prize, Protea Prize). The English version of In die geheim van die dag has now appeared as Against the light (Protea) and a Dutch translation has been completed, entitled Tegen het licht.
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