Marieke Lucas Rijneveld
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld (1991) grew up in a Reformed farming family in North Brabant before moving to Utrecht. One of the most exciting new voices in Dutch literature, her debut poetry collection, Calfskin, was awarded the C. Buddingh’ Prize in 2015, with the newspaper de Volkskrant naming her literary talent of the year 2016. Her debut novel, De avond is ongemak, translated as The Discomfort of the Evening (expected April 2020), was nominated for the Libris Literature Prize 2019 and won the ANV Debut Prize. Alongside her writing career, Rijneveld works on a dairy farm.
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld at London Review Bookshop
Due to the Coronavirus, this event has been cancelled
The Discomfort of Evening: reading and conversation between Marieke Lucas Rijneveld & Sophie Collins
Reap What You Sow
In a special event that is part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival Marieke Lucas Rijneveld and translator Michele Hutchison will talk about their International Booker shortlisted debut The Discomfort of Evening.