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A Poetic Water Journey

A Poetic Water Journey

Babs Gons in South Africa

5 November 2018 - Babs Gons

Only when I’m standing in the middle of the Fugard Theater in Capetown, with in my hands the colourful programme of the Open Book Festival, do I start to realise what an enormous festival this is. This is a place where hundreds of writers, poets, activists, dancers, playwrights and journalists come together to give readings, do performances, book signings and have discussions with each other and the audience.

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A Bookstore Full of Mysterious Books

A Bookstore Full of Mysterious Books

Amsterdam Fellowship 2018

5 October 2018 - Tynan Kogane

From 10-12 September the Dutch Foundation for Literature hosted a group of publishers and editors from the UK and the US to come and meet their Dutch colleagues and familiarise themselves with Dutch literature. Tynan Kogane (New Directions) was one of our Fellows, he wrote a blog post on his—“unique and immersive”—experience in Amsterdam.

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Everywhere and nowhere

Everywhere and nowhere

Bookstan Sarajevo, a festival to go back to

21 July 2018 - Guido Snel

The international literary festival Bookstan in Sarajevo was recently held for the third time. What is the current state of literature in Bosnia, twenty-three years after the end of the war?

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