Newsletter 24
 

This newsletter merely brings success stories. Leonard Nolens was awarded the Dutch Literature Prize, collaborators of the FLF report on a successful London Book Fair, the German translation of 'Congo' by David Van Reybrouck gets a very good press and Tom Schamp has two Paris exhibitions in May.

Dutch Literature Prize for Leonard Nolens.
The Flemish poet and diarist Leonard Nolens (Bree, 11 April 1947) has received this year's Dutch Literature Prize. It is the most prestigious prize in Dutch-language literature. The award includes a cash prize of ...
Successful London Book Fair
Flemish literature attracted a great deal of interest at the London Book Fair this year. In between 16 and 18 April, FLF staff had more than 50 meetings with publishers of prose, non-fiction, children's and youth literature, graphic novels and ...
‘Kongo’ continues it success story in Germany
David Van Reybrouck's non-fiction book 'Kongo' ['Congo'], which was a real bestseller in the original Dutch version, winning prize after prize, is continuing its triumphant advance further afield. Waltraud Hüsmert's German translation, published by Suhrkamp, has received excellent reviews in ...
Two Paris exhibitions for Tom Schamp
From May, Flemish illustrator Tom Schamp will be exhibiting his work at two venues in Paris. The 'Urban' exhibition is showing 60 works inspired by the city and its surroundings, which Tom produced while he was working in advertising. In 'Toutes les îles aux trésors' ['All the Treasure ...
   
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