Cover of the Brink and Krog collection of translations of a selection of Ingrid Jonker's poems published in 2007

The child who was shot dead by soldiers and the tragic life of Ingrid Jonker

Cover of the Brink and Krog collection of translations of a selection of Ingrid Jonker's poems published in 2007

Ingrid Jonker was 'n Afrikaanse skryfster en digteres. 19/9/1933 -19/7/1965, Belangstelling in Ingrid se werke en veral ook in haar kort en tragiese lewe was ná haar dood veel groter as toe sy geleef het. Net 3 digbundels van haar is ooit gepubliseer: Ontvlugting (1956), Rook en oker (1963), en Kantelson (1966). Sy het selfmoord gepleeg deur in die see te loop in Drieankerbaai, Kaapstad

Ingrid Jonker was 'n Afrikaanse skryfster en digteres. 19/9/1933 -19/7/1965, Belangstelling in Ingrid se werke en veral ook in haar kort en tragiese lewe was ná haar dood veel groter as toe sy geleef het. Net 3 digbundels van haar is ooit gepubliseer: Ontvlugting (1956), Rook en oker (1963), en Kantelson (1966). Sy het selfmoord gepleeg deur in die see te loop in Drieankerbaai, Kaapstad

Ingrid Jonker, Nelson Mandela read her poem, "Die kind (wat doodgeskiet is deur soldate by Nyanga)"), in Afrikaans, during his address at the opening of the first democratically elected parliament on 24 May 1994

Ingrid Jonker, Nelson Mandela read her poem, "Die kind (wat doodgeskiet is deur soldate by Nyanga)"), in Afrikaans, during his address at the opening of the first democratically elected parliament on 24 May 1994

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