7th Amsterdam Fellowship for International Publishers

21-24 June 2016

In the last week of June, a group of international editors and publishers will visit Amsterdam upon invitation by the Dutch Foundation for Literature. During a four-day-programme they will be introduced to numerous Dutch publishers, editors, right managers and literary authors.

The Fellows of 2016:

Katharina Bielenberg

Associate Publisher

MacLehose Press, UK

Janicken von der Fehr

Acquiring Editor

PAX, Norway

Ingemar Nilsson

Senior Editor

Wahlström & Widstrand, Sweden

Louise Dorthea Vind


ART People | People’s Press, Denmark

Lena Luczak

Acquiring Editor

Wagenbach Verlag, Germany

Francesca Varotto

Editorial Director

Marsilio, Italy

Jackie Wagenstein


Colibri, Bulgaria

Adriana Delgado


Ediciones Uniandes, Colombia

Ninon Guilbot


Piranha, France

Aris Laskaratos


Aiora Books, Greece

The annual Amsterdam Fellowship for International Publishers is being held for the seventh time. The previous six editions were successfull, both the fellows and the Dutch publishers were very enthusiastic about the opportunities provided. The Amsterdam Fellowship resulted in translations of many Dutch books, including works by authors such as Kader Abdolah (Italy), Jan Brokken (Italy and France), Herman Koch (France), Hugo Claus (Germany), Threes Anna (Canada), Danielle Hermans (Spain), Anna Enquist (Czech Republic), Jacqueline van Maarssen (Hungary), Gerbrand Bakker (Croatia), Hans Croiset (Germany), Pieter Webeling (France), Tommy Wieringa (South-Africa) and Toine Heijmans (Germany).

The Amsterdam Fellowship for International Publishers is organized by the Dutch Foundation for Literature and Bookalicious, and is made possible by the Dutch Foundation for Literature, the CPNB and several Dutch publishing houses.

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Victor Schiferli


Victor Schiferli

Specialist Dutch non-fiction and poetry

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