This week's Friday Verses are written by Lieke Marsman. We translated her poem 'Big Bang' from her debut 'Wat ik mijzelf graag voorhoud' (Van Oorschot, 2010).
Lieke Marsman’s artistic response to the corona crisis, inspired by the poem 'Abandoned Fortresses’ of Paul van Ostaijen.
Ester Bosschaert Devroe made a poetic film after the poem ‘Perseverance’ by Lieke Marsman.
This week's Friday Verses are written by Ingmar Heytze. We translated his poem 'For the Beloved Stranger' from the volume 'Het ging over rozen' (Podium, 2002).
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'.
Anke Verschueren's artistic response to the corona crisis, inspired by the poem 'Lonely City' of Paul van Ostaijen.
One hundred years ago, Paul van Ostaijen wrote his famous poetry collection 'Bezette Stad' (Occupied City). Dutch poet Iduna Paalman finds in the occupied city of Van Ostaijen the blueprint for the infected city of today.
Our summer selection of Dutch-language poetry that has recently been translated into English.
Getting young people excited about contemporary Dutch-language poetry. With that goal in mind, Flemish-Dutch cultural institution Ons Erfdeel vzw and Poëziecentrum vzw joined forces. Their collaboration resulted in the video poetry project ...
This Easter weekend our video poetry project 'Bewogen Verzen' kicked off with an inspiration session in Amsterdam.
Every other Friday we treat you to beautiful verses by a poet from Flanders or the Netherlands. Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.
Nine youngsters from the Low Countries created poetic films based on their favourite Dutch-language poem.
Our selection of recent university press publications in English on the Low Countries.
Our spring selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.
As Poet Laureate of Belgium, Kör wants everyone to feel the power of poetry, especially those who don't naturally come into contact with it.
Our selection of Dutch-language books that have recently been translated into English.