Dutch and Flemish literature at the Leipzig Book Fair

15 March 2018

Dutch and Flemish literature are in the spotlight at this year’s Leipziger Buchmesse, the second largest book fair in Germany, and its simultaneous literary festival Leipzig Liest. From Thursday 15 until Sunday 18 March graphic novelists and illustrators are live at work in Atelier Parade, more than ten Dutch and Flemish authors will read from their work or be interviewed on stage, and last but not least, new digital literature is introduced to publishers and the general public.

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User survey

6 March 2018

Once every four years the Dutch Foundation for Literature asks an independent agency to find out what ‘users of the Foundation’, particularly publishers, other literary organisations, writers and translators, think of the policies, communication and service of the Dutch Foundation.

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Children's Books from Holland, Spring 2018
10 Books from Holland, Autumn 2017
Quality Non-Fiction from Holland


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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Tommy Wieringa

Saint Rita

(De Bezige Bij, 2017)

Paul Krüzen, the novel’s unlikely hero, is given a gift by his best friend Hedwiges: a…

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Willemijn van Dijk

The Successor

(Ambo Anthos, 2017)

Ever since antiquity, the Roman Emperor Tiberius has had a bad press, not only because…

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The Amsterdam and Antwerp Fellowship for Non-Fiction Publishers

Amy Spangler

5 December 2017

I took a lot of notes at this year’s inaugural Amsterdam and Antwerp Fellowship for Non-Fiction Publishers. A lot. And so when it came time to write this blog article, there was a fair share I had to whittle out. So, if your curiosity is piqued about anything written here, just ask: I’m pretty certain to have a slew more notes on it!

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