Programs

Translations Database

Translators, Publishers, Authors

Our translations database provides information on more than 20,000 translated Dutch works, including both subsidized and non-subsidized literature (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children’s and YA). The database offers access to the large collection of foreign translations which form the core of the Dutch Foundation for Literature’s library.

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Visitors' Programme

International festivals, Publishers

The Foundation for Dutch Literature annually invites a number of ‘guest editors’ to come to Amsterdam, in order to meet with publishers, authors and translators, and to get acquainted with Dutch literary life in general. Over the last few years some fifty foreign editors and publishers have been our guests for a visit to Amsterdam of three or four days.

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Literary events

International festivals, Publishers, Translators, Authors

The Foundation cooperates with foreign publishers, book fairs and literary institutes to organize occasional major literary events abroad which present Dutch authors and their work.

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Non-fiction conference

Publishers

Every other year the Dutch Foundation for Literature organized a conference where authors, editors and translators met to discuss the state of affairs in the world of non-fiction.

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Schwob.nl

Quality literature from all points of the compass

Translators, Publishers

Schwob.nl brings quality literature from all points of the compass to the attention of Dutch readers, editors and publishers. There are important books that remain unknown to us, books we never hear or read about and that are unavailable in Dutch. Schwob.nl is a showcase website for these forgotten or undiscovered books. Schwob is created by translators into and out of Dutch, foreign publishers and editors, researchers, readers and critics.

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