Newsletter 23
 

The Flemish Literature Fund will be attending the London Book Fair 2012 from 16 until 18 april on Stand Number IRC 31Q. This newsletter highlights some books and authors that deserve special attention.

 

If you would like to meet one of our grants managers in London, please contact Lien Devos at lien@vfl.be.

Six Flemish novels in the spotlight at London Book Fair
In the past six months a few remarkable novels were published that the FLF would like to draw the attention of its foreign contacts to. Apart from four novels that are presented in 10 Books from Holland and Flanders the FLF wants to introduce two novels by rising stars of the Flemish literary ...
Three Eisner Award nominations for Flemish graphic novels
Flemish graphic novel authors Nix and Brecht Evens have been nominated for three categories of the Eisner Awards, a prestigious series of American comics awards that are also known as 'the Oscars of ...
English translations for graphic novel authors Maarten Vande Wiele, Brecht Evens and Judith Vanistendael
The success of Flemish graphic novel authors abroad seems unstoppable. Following the English translations of Olivier Schrauwen's 'The Man Who Grew His Beard' (Fantagraphics) and Nix' 'Kinky & Cosy' (NBM), that has been nominated twice for an Eisner Award, three new English translations by Flemish ...
Two important ‘Collected poems’ published
The work of Flemish poets Leonard Nolens and Charles Ducal up until now has recently been published in two volumes of ...
Successful Beethoven biography conquers Germany
The prestigious German publishing house C.H. Beck Verlag recently published the translation of 'Beethoven. A biography' by Jan Caeyers. Caeyers is one of Europe's leading experts on Beethoven. He has written one of the few biographies to encompass the entire life and work of the composer, which ...
'Ik wou' (I Wish) is a big success
'Ik wou' (I Wish), an exceptional picture book by Ingrid Godon and Toon Tellegen does not only win high praise in Flanders. Foreign publishers are most interested as ...
   
  The Flemish Literature Fund, an autonomous governmental institution, has been active since 2000 to promote Flemish literature in Belgium and abroad. The principal instruments of its foreign policy are information, documentation and grants (for translation, travel and production).
   
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