Preparations Frankfurt 2016

German literature festivals visit the Netherlands & Flanders

9-14 November 2015

Eleven managing directors and program coordinators of German literature festivals will visit Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Antwerp from 9-14 November 2015. The ‘Ehrengast’-program of Flanders & the Netherlands at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016 will be accompanied by an extensive programme of readings and appearances, beginning March 2016 during LitCologne festival in Cologne.

The participants in the German Literature Visit to the Netherlands and Flanders are:

  • Ms. Regina Dyck, Poetry on the Road
  • Dr. Antje Flemming, Literaturhaus Hamburg
  • Dr. Michael Hohmann, Romanfabrik
  • Dr. Florian Höllerer, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin
  • Dr. Christiane Lange, LiteraturWERKstatt
  • Mr. Heinz Lehmann, Harbourfront Literaturfestival Hamburg
  • Dr. Alwin Müller-Jerina, - Stadtbibliothek Neuss
  • Mr. Claudius Nießen, Deutsches Literaturinstitut
  • Ms. Sophie Gruber, Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin
  • Ms. Ursula Schröter, Die SK Stiftung Kultur
  • Ms. Ursula Steffens, Netzwerk der Literaturhäuser e.V.

The German Literature Visit offers them meetings with authors, publishers and literary organizations from both the Netherlands and Flanders, pitches by literary festivals, and a visit to the Dutch Ministry of Culture and the Crossing Border festival in The Hague.

The German Literature Visit is organized by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency upon request of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Judith Uyterlinde


Judith Uyterlinde

Programme coordinator Frankfurt 2016

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