| Margie Orford|| Journalist|
| Novelist, journalist, film director|
Crime fiction, children's literature, non-fiction, school textbooks
Like clockwork, Gallows Hill, Daddy's Girl: A Clare Har, Rural voice, Blood Rose
Margie Orford Wikipedia
Margie Orford (born 30 September 1964) is a South African journalist, film director and author of crime fiction, children's fiction, non-fiction and school text books.
Orford was born in London and grew up in Namibia and South Africa. She was detained during the 1985 State of Emergency while a student at the University of Cape Town, taking her final examinations in prison. After travelling widely, she studied under J. M. Coetzee before embarking on a career in publishing in the newly emerged Namibia. She returned to live in South Africa in 2001.Like Clockwork. South Africa: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA. October 2008. ISBN 978-1-86842-327-9.
Blood Rose. South Africa: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA. August 2009. ISBN 978-1-86842-348-4.
Gallows Hill. United Kingdom: Atlantic Books. September 2011. ISBN 978-1-86842-395-8.
Daddy's Girl. United Kingdom: Atlantic Books. June 2012. ISBN 978-1-84354-947-5.
Water Music. South Africa: Jonathan Ball Publishers SA. July 2013. ISBN 978-1-86842-396-5.
With Schimke, Karin (30 September 2006). Fabulously 40 and Beyond: Coming into Your Power an Embracing Change. Spearhead P. ISBN 978-0-86486-588-5. "Once upon a life: Margie Orford". The Guardian. 4 September 2011. Archived from the original on 9 March 2014.
"Oscar Pistorius trial: the imaginary black stranger at heart of the defence". The Guardian. 4 March 2014. Archived from the original on 9 March 2014.