Translation Grants for Foreign Publishers
16 November 2020
In the seventh meeting of 2020 51 grants have been awarded to international publishers for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. A total of € 212.867 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:
Gold for Bette Westera and Yvonne Jagtenberg
1 October 2020
The 2020 Golden Slate Pencil for the writer of the best Dutch children’s book of the year has been awarded to Bette Westera for her book Uit elkaar (Breaking Up, Gottmer Publishers), illustrated by Sylvia Weve. The Golden Paintbrush 2020, the most important Dutch prize for an illustrator of children’s and young adult literature, goes to Yvonne Jagtenberg for Hup Herman! (Gottmer Publishers). These prestigious prizes were presented on national television at the launch of the Dutch Children’s Book Week.