The Americas Poetry Festival, New York
Edward van de Vendel in the United States
From 10 to 12 October, Dutch author and translator of children’s and young adult literature Edward van de Vendel will participate in The Americas Poetry Festival in New York. He will present the English edition of his poetry collection The Sexy Storm.
In the poems Edward van de Vendel explores the thrills and chills of adolescent life and love. The Sexy Storm is a collection of modern love poems that will resonate for readers both young and old.
Edward van de Vendel is an allround author for children and young adults. He writes and translates novels, poetry, picture books, non-fiction and song lyrics. His books have won awards in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, and France, and he has twice been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (2011/2012), and once for the Hans Christian Andersen Award (2018). His books are translated into over twenty-five languages.