Tip Marugg

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Silvio Alberto (Tip) Marugg (16 December 1923 in Willemstad, Curaçao – 22 April 2006) was a Dutch-Curaçaoan writer and poet of Venezuelan/Swiss heritage.[1] His novel De morgen loeit weer aan (1988) was nominated for a major Dutch literature prize.[2] His style is best characterized as a variation on magic realism. Marugg also wrote several poems (published in literary magazines as well as his book of poems Afschuw van Licht) and a Dikshonario Erotiko; a dictionary of all words with an erotic meaning used in Papiamentu.


  • 1957 - Weekendpelgrimage
  • 1967 - In de straten van Tepalka
  • 1976 - Afschuw van licht; gedichten 1946-1951 (poems)
  • 1988 - De morgen loeit weer aan (English: "The roar of morning")
  • 1992 - Un prinsipio pa un dikshonario erótiko papiamentu
  • 2009 - De hemel is van korte duur


  1. ^ Ron Slate on The Roar of Morning, a novel by Tip Marugg; ronslate.com, November 20th 2015
  2. ^ Tip Marugg; schrijversinfo.nl