Christina and Tom face the same dilemma: what to put first, each other or their careers in art?
Who was this liberal Dutch writer, who came into contact with many great minds of her time?
The eight short stories and essays have been translated by a new generation of literary translators.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Bart Van der Straeten. We translated his poem ‘Truth’.
Ewoud Kieft offers a lot of food for thought in his debut novel. Even the perfect world of the future is not to everyone’s taste.
Her verses can be read on buses, trams and underground trains in Brussels.
Old Works, Young Writers
Marieke De Maré has written a dreamy, poetic story about how people who at first live apart eventually come together.
The International Literature Festival Utrecht brings the vending machine that spits out short stories to the Netherlands
This week's Friday Verses are written by Maaike de Wolf. We translated her poem ‘Stories’.
Our selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
Agatha Christie’s iconic detective is probably modelled after a real-life Belgian policeman.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Maud Vanhauwaert. We translated her poem ‘A Sorry Sight’.
Birney's throat-grabbing novel 'The Interpreter from Java' about the colonial past in the Dutch East Indies highlights the lasting consequences of a civil war in a penetrating way.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Benjamin De Roover. We translated his poem ‘syntax is older than civic architecture’.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Iduna Paalman. We translated her poem ‘Keep Sterile, Do Not Prick’.
Actress Romana Vrede writes a letter to her autistic son, which makes for a tough, but loving book.
No less than three important literary prizes for Dutch-language writers were announced this week. Awards for literary fiction, a poetry debut and a complete oeuvre.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Peter Theunynck. We translated his poem ‘The Theatre of Love’.
Lieke Marsman’s artistic response to the corona crisis, inspired by the poem 'Abandoned Fortresses’ of Paul van Ostaijen.
Writer Aster Berkhof has passed away. For a long time, he was one of the most read authors in Flanders. What should we remember of his oeuvre?