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International Literary Translation Initiative Award

Dutch Foundation for Literature nominated

19 March 2015

Each year the London Book Fair hands out awards in a number of categories as part of its International Excellence Awards program. We’re very proud to announce that The Dutch Foundation for Literature has made the shortlist for this year’s International Literary Translation Initiative Award.

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Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis

Four Dutch-language titles nominated

16 March 2015

No less than four German translations of Dutch-language children’s books are nominated for the prestigious Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.

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10 Books - Spring 2015 (London Book Fair Issue)
Children's Books - Spring 2015
Translators Dutch -> German: an overview
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Anna Woltz

A Hundred Hours of Night

(Querido, 2014)

Tension and psychology are perfectly balanced in this cinematic young-adult novel.…

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Tommy Wieringa

These Are the Names

(Portobello Books, 2015)

‘To discard one’s old soul, that frayed, worn thing, and get a new one in its place.…

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Blog

A walk on the wild side

Tom Müller

26 January 2015

Arriving in my hotel room on the Publishers Tour around Flanders and the Netherlands for ten German editors and publishers, I switched on the TV to make myself feel more at home. The Fantastic Mr. Fox was on, Wes Anderson’s great film about three well-equipped farmers’ fight against the chicken-stealing Mr. Fox, which expands into a war between the animal and the human worlds. On the side, the film tells a story about the state of civilisation, about humans on the rampage and behaving like animals, and animals driven out of their natural habitats.

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