Bregje Hofstede (1988) is a novelist, journalist and art-historian from Amsterdam. She writes for various newspapers and founded the feminist platform De Bovengrondse. Her debut novel De Hemel boven Parijs (2014) was nominated for the Libris Literature Prize and the Anton Wachterprijs and has been translated in German and Danish. Hofstede published an essay collection in 2016 titled de Herontdekking van het lichaam: over de burn-out. Her most recent novel Drift was published in 2018 and was shortlisted for the Libris Literature Prize of 2019. Her contribution for the Verzet chapbook series is the autobiographical essay Bregje/Bergje (translated by Alice Tetley-Paul) explores love and childhood, nostalgia and hope.
A Celebration of New Dutch Writing
An evening in the company of Dutch writers Eva Meijer and Bregje Hofstede, in conversation with Daniel Hahn.
Bregje Hofstede Residency Norwich
Bregje Hofstede takes up residence at National Centre for Writing Norwich.