Marije Langelaar’s debut novel is a short triptych in which dreams and reality are softly entwined, in search of perfect symbiosis.
British poet Will Stone explores the importance of Stefan Zweig's early friendship with the oft-overlooked Belgian poet Emile Verhaeren.
This week's Friday Verses are written by the former city poet of Ghent, David Troch. We translated his poem ‘this land’.
In 2002, the Dutch poet F. Starik came up with the idea of the Poule des doods – a pool of poets who write and read a poem for the people who have no mourners at their funeral.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Rand Helawi. We translated her poem ‘Empty Room’.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Hans Depelchin. We translated his poem ‘wind egg’.
Old Works, Young Writers
Christina and Tom face the same dilemma: what to put first, each other or their careers in art?
Who was this liberal Dutch writer, who came into contact with many great minds of her time?
The eight short stories and essays have been translated by a new generation of literary translators.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Bart Van der Straeten. We translated his poem ‘Truth’.
Ewoud Kieft offers a lot of food for thought in his debut novel. Even the perfect world of the future is not to everyone’s taste.
Her verses can be read on buses, trams and underground trains in Brussels.
Marieke De Maré has written a dreamy, poetic story about how people who at first live apart eventually come together.
The International Literature Festival Utrecht brings the vending machine that spits out short stories to the Netherlands
This week's Friday Verses are written by Maaike de Wolf. We translated her poem ‘Stories’.
Our selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
Agatha Christie’s iconic detective is probably modelled after a real-life Belgian policeman.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Maud Vanhauwaert. We translated her poem ‘A Sorry Sight’.
Birney's throat-grabbing novel 'The Interpreter from Java' about the colonial past in the Dutch East Indies highlights the lasting consequences of a civil war in a penetrating way.