The Dutch Foundation for Literature is located in a fine former school building on the Nieuwe Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. Other cultural organisations are also situated at this address: Stichting Lezen (Dutch Reading Foundation), De Schrijverscentrale (Centre for Writers), Fonds Bijzondere Journalistieke Projecten (Dutch Fund for In-depth Journalism), Amsterdam University Press and Nationaal Comité 4 en 5 mei (The National Committee for 4 and 5 May).


Managing board
Romkje de Bildt
Managing Director

Elise Althoff
Business Director

Creation, Production and Presentation
Lucette Châtelain
Team coordinator

International Presentation and Promotion
Barbara den Ouden
Team coordinator

Literary translations
Alexandra Koch
Team coordinator

Process Support and Information Management
Martine Bibo
Team coordinator

Operational management
Jasper Veeneman
Team coordinator

Communication & Press
Maud Aarsen
Communications advisor


By public transport
From the NS-stations Amstel and Zuid:

  • Express tram or metro direction Centraal Station

  • Stop: Weesperplein

  • Exit: Weesperstraat-Valckenierstraat

From Centraal Station:

  • Express tram or metro, all directions

  • Stop: Weesperplein

  • Exit: Weesperstraat-Valckenierstraat

De Nieuwe Prinsengracht is a few minutes walk from the metro station Weesperplein.

By car
From all directions:

  • Follow the Amsterdam ring road (A10), direction turn-off S112 (A10 oost)

  • Take the turn-off S112: Duivendrecht/Diemen-Zuid/Centrum

  • Turn left at the traffic lights, direction Centrum (S112)

  • At the roundabout (traffic lights) keep right, direction Centrum (S112) – continue to follow Centrum (S112)

  • Turn right over the bridge at de Nieuwe Prinsengracht.
    The Dutch Foundation for Literature is situated at the end of this street.


Nieuwe Prinsengracht 89
1018 VR Amsterdam

Postbus 16588
1001 RB Amsterdam

T +31 20 520 73 00

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