De Waal Venter
De Waal published his first volume of poetry, Kiem, in 1963. That was followed by Pols and Klawer. In the ensuing years he also published youth novels, children’s stories, short stories, dramas for radio, TV and stage as well as a film script.
He works from home in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, and writes actively, especially poetry, and is presently translating a book into English. He offers a poetry course and devotes considerable time to working with his students on their poetry.
De Waal is an avid photographer and has a wide range of interests including science, music, bonsai and endurance sports
He publishes his poetry regularly on his blog Poetry en poësie