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Elsa Joubert OIS (born Elsabé Antoinette Murray Joubert; 19 October 1922 – 14 June 2020) was a South African Sestigers Afrikaans-language writer. She became known with her novel Die swerfjare van Poppie Nongena, which was translated into 13 languages. It later became a movie titled Poppie Nongena. She was born in Paarl, Western Cape.

Joubert died on 14 June 2020 in Cape Town, Western Cape of COVID-19, aged 97.

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