Franca Treur

Franca Treur (b. 1979) studied Dutch and literary theory at the University of Leiden. The publication of her debut novel 'Confetti on the Threshing Floor' (2009) brought her unprecedented success: it sold more than 150,000 copies and won the Jan Bruijns prize and the Selexyz prize for best debut.

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The film adaptation premiered in 2014. Treur writes columns, essays and short stories for various Dutch newspapers. Now Hear My Voice has been shortlisted by NRC Handelsblad as best book of 2017.

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