Translation Grants

Fifth Round of 2022

5 December 2022

As a result of the fifth meeting of 2022, 34 grants were awarded to foreign publishers of Dutch literature. The translation grants are intended for the translation of Dutch fiction, children’s books, non-fiction and poetry. In total € 106.995,00 has been granted for the translation of the following titles:

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Dutch writers at UK festivals

New Dutch Writing

13 October 2022

(left to right): Rodaan Al Galidi, Grand Hotel Europa, Hanna Bervoets

The New Dutch Writing campaign is delighted to welcome Dutch writers to the UK this Autumn with two key festival partnerships with Cheltenham Literature Festival and Off the Shelf Festival of Words, Sheffield. The exciting depth and breadth of the vibrant Dutch literary scene offers something for every reader in a programme of events featuring fabulous children’s books, insightful, timely nonfiction and brilliant contemporary fiction.

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Dutch Non-Fiction
New Dutch Fiction
Dutch Children's Books
New Dutch Writing



Zindzi Zevenbergen

Lennox and the Golden Sickle

(De Harmonie, 2021)

Although Zindzi Zevenbergen’s debut is about an invisible illness, the book itself is a…

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Sander Kollaard

Anna’s Colours

(G.A. van Oorschot, 2022)

Sander Kollaard’s novels are astonishingly serene. His often run-of-the-mill characters…

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Milo van Bokkum

Border Regions

(G.A. van Oorschot, 2021)

Borders divide the familiar from the foreign, the Self from the feared Other, and with…

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Hanny Michaelis

Wartime Diaries, 1940-1945

(G.A. van Oorschot, 2019)

When the poet Hanny Michaelis’s diaries from the German occupation of the Netherlands…

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In and around the Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse in Montreuil

Agnes Vogt

14 December 2021

Between mid-November and mid-December, a presentation of Dutch children’s and youth culture called Ton monde, plein de merveilles took place in Montreuil, a suburb of Paris. This multidisciplinary collaboration between Dutch foundations, French partners and the Dutch embassy in Paris consisted of screenings of Dutch children’s films, dance and theatre performances and, of course, literary activities.

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