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Creative Twinning

19 January 2018

Is your organisation, company or NGO active in the literary, creative or cultural sector? And are your cultural activities aimed at contributing to social cohesion in the regions bordering on the European Union? If so, you might be eligible for a 2018-2020 Creative Twinning grant, a new subsidy scheme of the Dutch government. A key component of Creative Twinning projects is collaboration, since the scheme focuses on increasing trust and improving communication between the Netherlands and EU neighbours. Questions and applications may be directed to Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).

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BNG Bank Literature Prize to Marjolijn van Heemstra

12 January 2018

The BNG Bank Literature Prize, the annual Dutch prize for young writers − worth 15.000 euros, has been awarded to poet, novelist, and playwright Marjolijn van Heemstra for En we noemen hem… (And His Name Is..). German, English, French, Italian and Spanish translations of this novel are in preparation.

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

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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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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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