Anjet Daanje

Anjet Daanje (b. 1965) writes novels, short stories and screenplays. Her breakthrough novel 'De herinnerde soldaat' (The Remembered Soldier) won the 2020 F. Bordewijk Prize and the Best Book of Groningen Prize and was longlisted for the 2020 Libris Literature Prize.

Photo: Henk Veenstra
Represented by
Uitgeverij Passage en Uitgeverij Pluim
Based in
The Netherlands

The Song of the Stork and the Dromedary (2022) is a breathtakingly rich novel about love and about literature as a way to triumph over death.

The various movies for which she wrote the screenplays have earned a total of 17 international film awards, including the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. The Song of the Stork and the Dromedary is already on its fourth edition.

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