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|Occupation||Writer / Gardener / Forager / Cook|
|Location||Brooklyn, New York|
|Introduction||My name is Marie Viljoen (fill-YOON), and I am the author of 66 Square Feet, which is the size our tiny Brooklyn terrace. I was born in Bloemfontein, came of age in Cape Town, and grew up in New York. I garden and cook in Brooklyn, where I live with a French husband and a Dominican cat.
To contact me please email marieyviljoen(at)gmail dot com
My first book, 66 Square Feet - A Delicious Life, will be published In September by Stewart, Tabori and Chang (Abrams).
|Interests||Books, Botany, Flowers, Food, Foraging, Photography, Real men, Real women, a tall green-eyed Frenchman, Cats, Wine, Water, Picnics, Camping, Planting things, Eating, Writing, Riding runaway horses, Laughing like a hyena|
|Favorite Music||Rain on a tin roof. Oh, and Silence. Lots of silence.|
|Favorite Books||Cormac McCarthy, Faulkner, Walker Percy, MFK Fisher, Wendell Berry, Peter Mathiessen, William Gibson, Ondaatje, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Saramago, Karen Blixen, TE Lawrence, Rumer Godden, HE Bates, Conrad, Patrick O'Brian, George Eliot, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Marlene van Niekerk, Antjie Krog, Karel Schoeman, Nabokov, Dumas, Dan Sleigh|
** Blog profile picture with lilies © Juliana Sohn. B&W profile picture © Vincent Mounier aka The Frenchman. **