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The Discomfort of Evening: reading and conversation between Marieke Lucas Rijneveld & Sophie Collins
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld rose to fame in their native Netherlands with their first poetry collection Calfskin. This early success is now followed by a novel The Discomfort of Evening (Faber), a portrait of a Dutch farming family torn apart by grief, already a huge bestseller in the Netherlands and now available in English in a translation by Michele Hutchison. Rijneveld will be reading from their work and will be in conversation with the artist, poet and translator Sophie Collins, (Small White Monkeys; Who is Mary Sue?) who was herself brought up in North Holland.
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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...
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