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Signposts: Your Essential Guide to Contemporary Dutch Literature

If you want to dive into Dutch literature, this event, hosted by Rosie Goldsmith, editor of the Dutch Riveter, is the perfect place to start!

Joining her are Karin Amatmoekrim, author of the Verzet chapbook Reconstruction (translated by Sarah Timmer Harvey), specially commissioned as part of New Dutch Writing. Jaap Robben’s novel Summer Brother (translated by David Doherty) is a vivid portrait of adolescence and shortlisted for the International Booker Prize in 2021. Michele Hutchison is a prize-winning translator of Dutch literature, ranging from contemporary fiction, through politics to the most daring modern poetry. Join us for this unmissable journey across the landscape of Dutch literature.

About the author(s)

Karin Amatmoekrim (1976) is a PhD-researcher and author of multiple novels, essays and short-stories. Her debut novel Het Knipperleven received much praise for its unreserved approach to death and loneliness. Amatmoekrim continued to publish well-received novels such as Titus (2009), which centralises the struggle between order and chaos and asks...
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14 Oct