Twenty-four Flemish writers and poets wrote each other letters during the first weeks of the coronavirus lockdown. This is the correspondence between Jeroen Olyslaegers and Siel Verhanneman.
In his second historical fiction novel, Jeroen Olyslaegers masterfully brings to life the city of Antwerp before, during and after 1566, the year of the Iconoclastic Fury.
Jeroen Olyslaegers unravels the mystery of the most significant Renaissance painter of both Flanders and the Netherlands.
If a vaccine against COVID-19 is ever developed, there is a good chance it will happen in Belgium.
The Dutch Foundation for Literature asked writers and illustrators of children’s books to make a one-minute video in which they present their work.
Four leading Dutch historians call for insights from the past to be used to defeat today's pandemic.
The Vondel Prize is a biennial prize for the best book translation into English of a Dutch literary or cultural-historical work. The winner receives € 5,000.
Take a look at our selection of recently translated Dutch literature.
75 years ago, a German V2 bomb hit the popular Cinema Rex in Antwerp. 567 people were killed. It took more than a week to recover their bodies from under the rubble.
David Doherty has been awarded the prize for 'Summer Brother', his English translation of 'Zomervacht' by Jaap Robben.
Starting this month, Dutch literature will present itself under the title 'New Dutch Writing' at more than 70 festivals and events in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Sixty-something Flemish and Dutch artists come up with a response to the current public health crisis. Their inspiration? Paul van Ostaijen’s famous poetry collection 'Bezette Stad'.
For a short period in the 16th century, Antwerp was really the centre of the world. Everything was possible, as long as it didn't hinder trade and economy, writes historian Michael Pye in his book The Glory Years.
Actress Romana Vrede writes a letter to her autistic son, which makes for a tough, but loving book.
The new director of Ons Erfdeel regrets that the debate about Flemish self-awareness has degenerated into a polarisation between the populist right and the tendentious left.
On a visit to the Flemish city of Sint-Niklaas, Derek Blyth discovers the largest market square in Belgium, the biggest cigar in the world and the greatest atlas ever printed.