Tip (Silvio Alberto) Marugg was born in 1923 in Willemstad, Curaçao, the fifth of seven children. After his military service, he worked for Shell, particularly editing the company newsletter. He wrote much poetry as well as three novels. He died in 2006.
1957 Weekendpelgrimage (Weekend Pilgrimage) (novel)
1967 In de straten van Tepalka (novel)
1988 De morgen loeit weer aan (The Roar of Morning) (novel)
1976 Afschuw van licht. Gedichten 1946-1951 (poetry)
2009 De hemel is van korte duur (collected works)