Our summer selection of Dutch-language poetry that has recently been translated into English.
Why not reading a novel by a Dutch or Flemish author this summer? Take a look at our selection.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Esther Jansma. We selected her poem ‘Invasion’.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Pieter Olde Rikkert. We selected his poem ‘Two Girls’.
What is the result of the deal between Google Books and the Ghent University Library?
In her debut novel 'Niemand keek omhoog’ Evelien Vos raises the question: to what extent can we control our lives?
Derek Blyth goes on a literary pilgrimage in Willem Elsschot’s Antwerp.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Dominique De Groen. We selected her poem ‘Dreaming of the Sacrificial Lamb - Dream #1’.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Filip Rogiers. We selected his poem ‘On the Fundamentalism of Every Revelation’.
Reinier Salverda scrutinises the translation of what still is “the greatest novel ever in Dutch literature”.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Kristien Spooren. We selected her poem ‘Gingerbread’.
Forty years after his death, the novels of Louis Paul Boon, Flanders' most anti-authoritarian writer, are still worth reading.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Mattijs Deraedt. We selected his poem 'Brussels'.
In Daniël Samkalden's ambitious debut novel 'Nova', the three main characters become more involved with one another than they would like.
This Easter weekend our video poetry project 'Bewogen Verzen' kicked off with an inspiration session in Amsterdam.
A true writer’s oeuvre is an all-encompassing edifice, not a single theme, but life itself. That's also the case for the books of Connie Palmen.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Moya De Feyter. We selected her poem 'On Closer Inspection'.
Author Kathleen Vereecken and illustrator Charlotte Peys have won the Woutertje Pieterse Prize.
In her debut novel 'Lam', singer-songwriter Hannelore Bedert paints the portrait of a strong woman, one who has suffered hard knocks but still struggles through life with her head held high.
Our spring selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Ingmar Heytze. We selected his poem 'For the Beloved Stranger' from the volume 'Het ging over rozen' (Podium, 2002).
The Flemish author Bart Moeyaert has won the 2019 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The award that is also known in literary circles as the “Nobel Prize for Youth Literature”, was presented at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy.
In the science fiction novel 'Concept M' author Aafke Romeijn takes the reader forward to the Netherlands of 2020, where the disease of colourlessness makes for heated, polarizing debate and protest.
At the children's book fair in Bologna, the American publisher Arthur A. Levine and the Dutch Querido announced that they will work together in America under the name Levine Querido.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Mustafa Stitou. We selected his poem 'Palpitations' from the volume 'Mijn gedichten' (Vassallucci, 1998).
The website www.straatpoezie.nl shows exactly where poetry is visible in public space in the Low Countries.
In her debut novel 'Ook bomen slapen', Annemarie Peeters intertwines the lives of former opera director Corneille and young opera singer Ofelia. With success.
Martin Michael Driessen has already had a successful theatre career as a director, actor and translator. Now, he establishes himself as an important figure in contemporary Dutch writing.