Martinus de Beer was born on 22 April 1979 in Windhoek, Namibia. Hy matriculated in 1997 at Jim Fouché High School, Bloemfontein.
After school he obtained a B.Compt degree (2000) and a B.Acc Honours degree (2002) at the University of the Free State. In 2003 he started his career as a clerk, but left the profession in 2004. He is a finalist in Human & Rousseau's I am a Writer competition. Hy made his debut in 2007 with Hemelhel.
Hemelhel, Human & Rousseau (2007)
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