Events

Nanfang International Literary Festival

Four Dutch writers participate

18-24 August

The Nanfang International Literary Festival in Guangzhou will be held from 18th to 24th of August. The festival will focus on recently translated Dutch literature - fiction and non-fiction.

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Café Amsterdam

Café Amsterdam

Budapest

29-31 May

The Dutch Foundation for Literature, Crossing Border festival & Brody Studios, Budapest present Café Amsterdam Budapest.

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10. Neues aus den Niederlanden

Neues aus den Niederlanden

15 March 2014

Elvis Peeters, Britta Böhler en Otto de Kat will read at Telegraph-club in Leipzig.

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Non/Fiction Book Fair, Moskou

27 Nov-1 December 2013

15th edition of international Non/Fiction Book Fair in Moskou. With six Dutch authors: Geert Mak, Dick Swaab, Sjeng Scheijen, Loes Riphagen, Guus Kuijer and Herman Koch.

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Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival

Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival

30 Oct-3 November 2013

With Bibi Dumon Tak, Jan van Mersbergen, Barbara Stok and Murat Isik.

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Café Amsterdam Buenos Aires

Café Amsterdam Buenos Aires

23 Apr-13 May 2013

This year Amsterdam is city of honour at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair (Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires). Nine Dutch authors will read at the book fair: Cees Nooteboom (poetry, fiction and travel literature), Arnon Grunberg (fiction), Anne Vegter (poetry en children’s books), Wouter van Reek (children’s books), Carolina Trujillo (fiction), Jan van Mersbergen (fiction), Herman Koch (fiction), Gerbrand Bakker (fiction) en Maarten Asscher (fiction, poetry en non-fiction).

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High Impact

High Impact

Literature from the Low Countries

14-19 January 2013

From 14th - 19th January 2013, from Liverpool to London
Six top writers from the Low Countries toured to six cities for six nights of readings & debates, to showcase high impact literature from Flanders & the Netherlands in English translation.

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Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival

Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival

1-4 October 2012

Kader Abdolah, Gerbrand Bakker, Douwe Draaisma, Laia Fabregas, Marjolijn Hof, Herman Koch and Bibi Dumon Tak will read at the Istanbul Tanpınar Literature Festival.

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Open landscape – Open book

Beijing International Book Fair 2012

29-31 August 2012

As a follow-up to the host country programme ‘Open landscape – Open book’, which was successfully completed in September 2011, the Dutch Foundation for Literature is again organizing a series of literature events on the occasion of the Beijing International Book Fair 2012 (BIBF).

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Beijing International Bookfair 2011

Beijing International Bookfair 2011

30 Aug-5 September 2011

This year, the Netherlands is to be the country of honour at the Beijing International Bookfair, one of the largest book fairs in the world. At the 1,500m2 Dutch stand and other locations in the city, a programme will be featured in which over 20 accompanying authors, musicians, illustrators and designers will be taking part. New translations of works into Chinese will be available for all the Dutch authors present. A complete overview is to be found at the Chinese-English website set up by the Dutch Foundation for Literature for this large-scale presentation of Dutch culture.

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