Aleid Truijens and Jennifer N. Makumbi

writers in residence at NIAS Amsterdam 2020/21

27 May 2020

From September 2020, Dutch biographer Aleid Truijens will be writer-in-residence at NIAS for a period of 5 months, followed by Ugandan-British author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in February 2021. The writer-in-residence fellowship in the international and academic environment of NIAS is part of a cooperation of the Dutch Foundation for Literature with NIAS.

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Support measures

12 May 2020

In this uncertain time in which authors, illustrators, translators and publishers face major challenges, the Dutch Foundation for Literature is aiming to give as much support as possible to our partners.

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Covid-19 measures
Spring 2020
Quality Non-Fiction from Holland
UK 2019-2020
Children's Books from Holland, Spring 2018


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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Sander Kollaard

A Dog’s Day

(G.A. van Oorschot, 2019)

Sander Kollaard has made his mark with critically acclaimed collections of short stories…

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Roanne van Voorst

We Used to Eat Animals

(Podium, 2019)

In the last thirty years veganism has exploded among younger generations around the…

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Children’s Books from Holland

Agnes Vogt

3 April 2020

As you know, all the book fairs of spring 2020 have sadly had to be cancelled, which means we aren’t able to present our selection of the best Dutch children’s books from 2019 in person.
So we’ve thought of another way to tell you about these wonderful titles…

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