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BNG Bank Literature Prize to Marjolijn van Heemstra

12 January 2018

The BNG Bank Literature Prize, the annual Dutch prize for young writers − worth 15.000 euros, has been awarded to poet, novelist, and playwright Marjolijn van Heemstra for En we noemen hem… (And His Name Is..). German, English, French, Italian and Spanish translations of this novel are in preparation.

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Nachoem Wijnberg wins P.C. Hooft Prize

16 December 2017

Poet Nachoem Wijnberg will receive the P.C. Hooft Prize, one of the most prestigious prizes for literature in the Netherlands, on 24 May 2018. According to the jury, reading Wijnberg is “to enter a sharp way of thinking in a flawless and dangerous language.” The annual award, worth 60.000 euros, is alternately awarded for prose (fiction), essays (non-fiction) or poetry.

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10 Books from Holland, Autumn 2017
Quality Non-Fiction from Holland
Children's Books from Holland, Spring 2017

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Enchanting Verses

Dutch Poetry in Translation

(Issue XXVI, 2017)

A special edition enumerating Dutch poetry over the past century till date has been…

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Tommy Wieringa

Saint Rita

(De Bezige Bij, 2017)

Paul Krüzen, the novel’s unlikely hero, is given a gift by his best friend Hedwiges: a…

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Willemijn van Dijk

The Successor

(Ambo Anthos, 2017)

Ever since antiquity, the Roman Emperor Tiberius has had a bad press, not only because…

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The Amsterdam and Antwerp Fellowship for Non-Fiction Publishers

Amy Spangler

5 December 2017

I took a lot of notes at this year’s inaugural Amsterdam and Antwerp Fellowship for Non-Fiction Publishers. A lot. And so when it came time to write this blog article, there was a fair share I had to whittle out. So, if your curiosity is piqued about anything written here, just ask: I’m pretty certain to have a slew more notes on it!

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