Publishers tour blog: A walk on the wild side

(26-01-2015)

Ten German-language publishers were in Antwerp and Amsterdam last week (19-23 January 2015), to discover the flourishing Dutch-language literature. It was the second time the Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) and the Dutch Foundation for Literature (DFL) organized a joint publishers tour for fiction. Tom Müller, editor with Blumenbar/Aufbau and one of our guests, wrote a blog about his visit.

 

Two Flemish authors on longlist Libris Literature Prize

(26-01-2015)

Peter Terrin and Ivo Victoria are on the longlist for the Libris Literature Prize, that was announced on 26 January. The jury selected eighteen nominees from almost 200 entries. Terrin is nominated with 'Monte Carlo', Victoria with 'Dieven van vuur' (Thieves of Passion).

Spotlight on Flemish comics in Angoulême

(22-01-2015)

The International Comics Festival of Angoulême, that takes place next week, spotlights the Flemish comic scene again. 'The Kinky & Cosy Experience', a combination of an installation, a comics exhibition and a magazine, promises to be a great success. ‘It’s not an exhibition, it’s an experience’, says comic book author Nix. A year and a half ago, the Flemish Literature Fund asked him to be the curator of a Flemish exhibition at the biggest comic festival of the world.

 

Prix Sorcières for 'The Dog Nino didn't have'

(23-01-2015)

The French translation of 'Het hondje dat Nino niet had' (The Dog Nino didn't have, De Eenhoorn) by Edward van de Vendel and Anton Van Hertbruggen wins the Prix Sorcières for best picture book.

Marie Hooghe wins Prix Scam

(23-01-2015)

Marie Hooghe (1947) has been awarded the Prix Scam de la Traduction Littéraire for her translations from Dutch to French.

Ten German-language publishers discover Flemish and Dutch literature

(16-01-2015)

Ten German-language publishers participate next week (19-23 January 2015) in an attractive literary and cultural programme in Antwerp and Amsterdam to discover the flourishing Dutch-language literature. The Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) and the Dutch Foundation for Literature (DFL) organize their fourth joint publishers tour and the second one for fiction. It’s one of many events in anticipation of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016, where Flanders and the Netherlands will be joint guests of honour.

This month in the Translators' House: Marlene Müller-Haas and Ira Wilhelm

(13-01-2015)

In January, Marlene Müller-Haas and Ira Wilhelm are staying in the Translators’ House. They are both literary translators into German.

Micaela van Muylem wins Premio Teatro del Mundo 2014

(05-12-2014)

Micaela van Muylem has won the Premio Teatro del Mundo 2014 for her translation of Jan Lauwers’ trilogy ‘Sad Face / Happy Face’, published by the University of Cordoba in the series ‘Papeles theatrales’. The translation was supported by the Flemish Literature Fund.

'Panthère' by Brecht Evens nominated for Offical Selection in Angoulême

(28-11-2014)

‘Panthère’, the French translation of comic artist Brecht Evens’ most recent work ‘Panter’ (originally published by Oogachtend), has been nominated for the Official Selection at the international Comics Festival in Angoulême. 

Kinky & Cosy in Angoulême: a new Spirou

(27-11-2014)

50.000 copies of the comics magazine ‘Kinky & Cosy’ will be distributed in Angoulême during the International Comics Festival. The magazine is part of ‘The Kinky & Cosy Experience’, an interactive exhibition built around twins Kinky and Cosy. Their creator Nix was appointed curator by the FLF.

 

Stefan Hertmans wins AKO Literature Prize 2014

(16-11-2014)

Stefan Hertmans has won the AKO Literature Prize 2014 for his novel War and Turpentine.

FLF and DLF organise their 3rd joint publishers tour on poetry

(10-11-2014)

This week (10-15 November 2014) the Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) and the Dutch Foundation for Literature (DFL) organised their third joint publishers tour. Ten foreign publishers were invited to participate in an attractive literary and cultural programme in Antwerp, Ghent and Amsterdam to familiarize themselves with the rich Dutch-language poetry repertoire from the Low Countries.

News & Views Frankfurter Buchmesse Special 2014

(03-10-2014)

The Flemish Literature Fund has published a fresh edition of News & Views in anticipation of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 (8-12 October).

Bookshelf Essentials

(03-10-2014)

At this Frankfurt Book Fair, the FLF presents a brochure on Flemish literary classics. The selection focuses on classic fiction titles that are still more than worthy of reading and (re)publishing today.

FLF and DFL organised 2nd publishers tour to promote children's literature

(18-09-2014)

In September (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.

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