Annesu de Vos

A generous no-strings sponsorship from Fanie Marais of Cordis Trust in South Africa is acknowledged with gratitude.


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South African Canadian author Annesu de Vos at 16 years of age was the youngest poet in the history of South African literature to publish a debut collection of poems in her heritage language. Selected poems from her first two books have been on the prescribed reading list in the literature curriculum at schools and universities for three decades.

For more from this author, see the following:

Screenplay adaptation of Voltaire's novella by the same name - subtitled The Optimist - available for optioning, registered with WGA West.  Available via independent film community Withoutabox.

Ketchup for Armageddon
Screenplay in development. Available for optioning - scriptment available upon request.

A Traitor To Squirrels
Interactive novel in development (English version)

Afrikaans version in parallel development (A Traitor To Squirrels)

The Techno-Luddite
Topical blog on the transhumanist/posthumanist movement

Gebed van 'n Groen Perske en Ander Verse
Tafelberg, 1980
Collection of poems
A Green Peach Prayer and Other Poems
English version (author's translation)
DDM Presse, 2016

Om Vry Uit te Stap
Tafelberg, 1981
Collection of poems
Walking Free
English Version (author's translation)
DDM Presse, 2016

My First Canadian and Other Stories
DDM Presse, 2017
Includes previously published (in interactive media) short stories as well as new ones never published before:
- Skinny-Dipping
- A True Professional
- Apartheid Duck
- My First Canadian
- Stand Up and Walk
... and others

From the House of Ice
DDM Presse, 2017
Collection of Poems
Includes some poems previously published in interactive media but not yet in book form.
- For HaShem
- when you see pallor
... and others
Uit die Huis van Ys
Afrikaans version (author's translation)

Ketchup for Armageddon
DDM Presse, 2017
Ketsjap vir Armageddon
Afrikaans version (author's translation)

Author's Contact Information
  • Guy de Marigny 
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Annesu De Vos 
Toronto, ON
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