Enne Koens

Enne Koens (b. 1974) made her debut in 2007 with the adult novel 'Tot alles gezegd is' (Until Everything Is Said). She originally worked in the theatre but has made a name for herself as a writer of psychological children’s books that are characterised by their light tone.

Children's books
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Koens made her debut as a children’s author with the highly acclaimed Vogel (2011). Her next book, Sammie en opa (2013), won a Vlag en Wimpel, and Hotel Bonbien (2015) was nominated for the Flemish Boekenleeuw award. In 2017 Koens received the Charlotte Köhler Stipendium as a promising early-career author. Ik ben Vincent en ik ben niet bang (2017) was nominated for the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis and Die zomer met Jente (2019) won a Vlag en Wimpel.

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