Joost de Wit

In memoriam

14 November 2014

Joost de Wit has passed away at the age of seventy-five in his home village of Muntendam. De Wit (1938-2014) was director of the Foundation for the Promotion of the Translation of Dutch Literary Works, the forerunner of the Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch literature (NLPVF).

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Marente de Moor wins EU Prize for Literature

8 October 2014

This morning at the Frankfurt Book Fair Marente de Moor was announced the winner of the European Union Prize for Literature 2014 for her second novel The Dutch Maiden (De Nederlandse maagd), published by Querido.

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Grunberg at UvA Special Collections
10 Books - Autumn 2014 (Frankfurt Issue)
Quality Non-Fiction
Guests of honour Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016: Netherlands & Flanders


Niña Weijers

The Consequences

(Atlas Contact, 2014)

In her first novel Niña Weijers shows what she is capable of: a portrayal of the…

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Geert Mak

Śladami Steinbecka

(Czarne, 2014)

The world worries about the United States. Has the country finally hit the buffers, or…

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Helena Vaz da Silva European Special Mention for ‘Made in Europe’

Pieter Steinz

8 October 2014

The Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness on Cultural Heritage 2014 granted a Special Mention to Pieter Steinz for his book Made in Europe. “When I think of Europe, I think of shared culture, from Dublin to Lesbos and St. Petersburg to Lisbon: literature and art that transcends borders,” stated Pieter Steinz in a special message at the official ceremony held at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon on 3 October. Steinz, who suffers from ALS disease, was represented by his daughter Jet Steinz.

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