The Dutch Foundation for Literature is located in a fine former school building on the Nieuwe Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. Other cultural organisations are also situated at this address: Stichting Lezen (Dutch Reading Foundation), Schrijvers School Samenleving (Writers School Society), CEEBP (Central and East European Book Projects) and Nationaal Comité 4 en 5 mei.



Tiziano Perez
Managing Director


Greetje Heemskerk
Head of Department


Maarten Valken
Head of Department

Frankfurt 2016

Bas Pauw
project director Frankfurt 2016
International literary events

Operational management

Martine Bibo
Head of Department


Hanneke Marttin


By public transport

From the NS-stations Amstel and Zuid:

  • Express tram or metro direction Centraal Station
  • Stop: Weesperplein
  • Exit: Weesperstraat-Valckenierstraat

From Centraal Station:

  • Express tram or metro, all directions
  • Stop: Weesperplein
  • Exit: Weesperstraat-Valckenierstraat

De Nieuwe Prinsengracht is a few minutes’ walk from the metro stration Weesperplein.

By car

From all directions:

  • Follow the Amsterdam ring road (A10), direction turn-off S112 (A10 oost)
  • Take the turn-off S112: Duivendrecht/Diemen-Zuid/Centrum
  • Turn left at the traffic lights, direction Centrum (S112)
  • At the roundabout (traffic lights) keep right, direction Centrum (S112) – continue to follow Centrum (S112)
  • Turn right over the bridge at de Nieuwe Prinsengracht.
    The House of Writers is situated at the end of this street.


Nieuwe Prinsengracht 89
1018 VR Amsterdam
The Netherlands

PO Box 16588
1001 RB Amsterdam
The Netherlands

t +31 20 520 73 00
f +31 20 520 73 99


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