Kopje Koffie #5: Marente de Moor

German book podcast about Dutch and Flemish literature

10 January 2022

In the fifth episode of the German book podcast about Dutch literature, writer Marente de Moor takes a seat with Bettina Baltschev about the recent translation of her novel Foon. The book was published in the autumn of 2021 under the German title Phon by Hanser Literaturverlage, in a translation by Bettina Bach.

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Translation grants


20 December 2021

As a result of the seventh meeting of 2021, 30 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. A total of € 102.306 has been granted for the publication of the following translations:

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Autumn 2021
Dutch Non-Fiction
Dutch Children's Books
UK 2019-2020



The Riveter: Writing from the Netherlands

Dutch Poetry in Translation


The Dutch Riveter presents an abundance of (contemporary) Dutch literature in English…

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Willem Frederik Hermans

A Guardian Angel Recalls

(De Bezige Bij, 1971)

The central theme in Willem Frederik Hermans’ work is the Second World War. It was the…

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Sanne de Boer


(Nieuw Amsterdam, 2020)

Mafiopoli: a town or society run by the mafia (neologism from the Italian word

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Hanny Michaelis

Wartime Diaries, 1940-1945

(G.A. van Oorschot, 2019)

When the poet Hanny Michaelis’s diaries from the German occupation of the Netherlands…

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In and around the Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse in Montreuil

Agnes Vogt

14 December 2021

Between mid-November and mid-December, a presentation of Dutch children’s and youth culture called Ton monde, plein de merveilles took place in Montreuil, a suburb of Paris. This multidisciplinary collaboration between Dutch foundations, French partners and the Dutch embassy in Paris consisted of screenings of Dutch children’s films, dance and theatre performances and, of course, literary activities.

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