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Five nominees

VSB Poetry Prize 2014

16 January 2014

Maria Barnas, F. van Dixhoorn, Micha Hamel, Miriam Van hee and Antoine de Kom have been nominated for the VSB Poetry Prize 2014, the annual prize for best Dutch work of poetry that will be awarded on January 29.

The VSB Poëzieprijs consists of € 25.000 and a very special piece of glass art by Maria Roosen. One of the following nominees will be announced as the winner, at the opening of the Poetry Week:

  • Maria Barnas Jaja de oerknal (De Arbeiderspers, 2013)
  • F. van Dixhoorn De zon in de pan (De Bezige Bij, 2012)
  • Micha Hamel Bewegend doel (Atlas-Contact, 2013)
  • Miriam van Hee Ook daar valt het licht (De Bezige Bij, 2013)
  • Antoine de Kom Ritmisch zonder string (Querido, 2013)

Last year, Ester Naomi Perquin was awarded the VSB Poetry Prize for her collection Celinspecties (Cell Inspections).

The presentation of the VSB Poetry Prize will be broadcasted live (in Dutch) on the websites of Poetry International, VPRO, Cultura and RTV Rijnmond.