Tsead Bruinja: Burning House

This week's Friday Verses are written by Tsead Bruinja, the new Poet Laureate of the Netherlands. We translated his poem 'Burning House' from the volume 'De geboorte van het zwarte paard' (Cossee, 2008).


Ingmar Heytze: For the Beloved Stranger

This week's Friday Verses are written by Ingmar Heytze. We translated his poem 'For the Beloved Stranger' from the volume 'Het ging over rozen' (Podium, 2002).


Friday Verses

Every other Friday we treat you to beautiful verses by a poet from Flanders or the Netherlands. Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.


Swallows and Floating Horses

Lovers of Frisian literature and translation gathered at University College London for an evening of Frisian culture around the great new bilingual anthology Swallows and Floating Horses.

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