The publication of Congo by David Van Reybrouck has been a chartbuster from the beginning, not only in Flanders and The Netherlands, but also abroad.
This week (15-19 September) the Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) and the Dutch Foundation for Literature (DFL) organised their second joint publishers tour.Ten German publishers were invited to participate in an attractive literary and cultural programme in Antwerp and Amsterdam to familiarize themselves with children's and YA literature from Flanders and the Netherlands.
12 Minutes About Peace, a collection of short films and poems, explores the crossover potential of poetry and animation. It is one of the more imaginative projects recently set up in the light of the Centenary of WWI.
This decision has just been made by the Board of Directors of the Flemish Literature Fund and the Supervisory Board of the Dutch Foundation for Literature. Bas Pauw of the Dutch Foundation for Literature will take upon himself, full time and with immediate effect, the managerial and organizational leadership of the ambitious project. This summer a member of staff at each of the two literature foundations will be appointed to start work on preparations for Frankfurt 2016. Further posts will be created in the spring of 2015, one in Flanders and one in the Netherlands, making the Frankfurt...