| South African|
Short story writer
| Short Stories|
| 9 February 1937 (1937-02-09) Ladismith, Western Cape|
Abraham H. de Vries Wikipedia
Abraham Hermanus de Vries (born 9 February 1937) is an Afrikaans short story writer, considered as one of the most respected and beloved in Afrikaans language literature in the Sestigers.
Abraham was born in Ladismith in the then Cape Province in 1937. He studied at Stellenbosch University and the Gemeentelijke Universiteit van Amsterdam, and obtained doctorates from both universities. From 1963 to 1965 he was the art editor for Die Vaderland, a Johannesburg newspaper. He regularly toured overseas and also lectured at different European universities. De Vries was awarded numerous literary prizes, including the Reina Prinsen Geerligs Prize for his first three books, the Eugène Marais Prize for Vliegoog, the Perskor Prize for Briekwa, the De Kat/Potpourri Prize for Die Bruid, and the RAU-prys for creative work in 2004.