Category: Netherlands

  • LOATAD Black Atlantic Residency 2024 fellows announced

    LOATAD Black Atlantic Residency 2024 fellows announced

    The fellows of the LOATAD Black Atlantic Residency 2024 were announced in Accra, Ghana on Monday, January 29, 2024. The Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD) is a private library, archive, writing residency, and museum dedicated to the work of African and Diaspora writers from the late 19th century to the present day.…

  • Alara Adilow wins Herman de Coninck Prize 2023.

    Alara Adilow wins Herman de Coninck Prize 2023.

    Alara Adilow’s poetry collection Mythen en stoplichten was declared the winner of Herman de Coninckprijs 2023 on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. Herman de Coninck was a Belgian poet, essayist, journalist, and publisher who lived from 1944 – 1997. In 2007, the Herman de Coninck Prijs (English: Prize), a Flemish literature prize for poetry for Belgian…

  • Vamba Sherif on Netherland’s Best Groninger Boek 2022 shortlist

    Vamba Sherif on Netherland’s Best Groninger Boek 2022 shortlist

    Vamba Sherif’s memoir Ongekende Liefde is on the shortlist for Best Groninger Boek 2022 announced on Thursday, March 10, 2022. Best Groninger Boek is a literary award organised by the NOORDWOORD Foundation, an association for literary events in Groningen, Netherlands, in collaboration with Forum Groningen. NOORDWOORD’s mission is to put Groningen on the map as…