Launch of ‘New Dutch Writing’ campaign

7 October 2019

Under the title ‘New Dutch Writing’, Dutch literature will be presented at more than seventy festivals and events in the United Kingdom and Ireland from October onwards. By means of this major promotional campaign, the Dutch Foundation for Literature aims to introduce new generations of Dutch authors to an English-language readership. The campaign will also draw attention to literary translation.

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Hagar Peeters writer in residence at NIAS-KNAW

30 August 2019

Dutch poet and novelist Hagar Peeters will stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) in Amsterdam as writer in residence for one semester. The residency is a fellowship organised by the Dutch Foudantion for Literature together with NIAS-KNAW. During her stay, from 1 September, 2019 to 1 February, 2020, she will continue her inquiry into the relationship between writing and single motherhood.

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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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Karwan Fatah-Black

Paths through Slavery

(Ambo Anthos, 2018)

In Paths through Slavery, Karwan Fatah-Black definitively reorients our under­standing…

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Diving For The Right Words

Michele Hutchison

9 October 2019

Miek Zwamborn’s charming, diverse and poetic book on seaweed begins with a description of a rather alien-sounding piece of seaweed. I thought I could picture it, but it didn’t match anything I’d ever spotted along the coast before.

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