Newsletter 28

In this first Newsletter of 2013 we present the exhibition 'La Boîte à Gand' and other promotional materials used by the Flemish Literature Fund at the Comic Strip Festival in Angoulême, we look back on a very successful tour of six Dutch-language writers throughout the United Kingdom and we report on the presentation of the Else Otten Übersetzerpreis 2012 to Christiane Kuby in Berlin.

‘La Boîte à Gand’ Goes Down a Storm in Angoulême
From 31 January to 3 February, the Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) was present at the international comic festival in Angoulême for the seventh time, promoting Flemish graphic novels. This year, the festival was celebrating its 40th edition, with a major overview exhibition on the ...
Else Otten Übersetzerpreis 2012 presented to Christiane Kuby
Translator Christiane Kuby has been awarded the Else Otten Übersetzerpreis 2012 for her translation of ‘Godenslaap’ (Divine Sleep) by Erwin Mortier. The prize was presented to her on Wednesday 23 January in Berlin. ‘Götterschlaf’ was ...
High Impact: Literature from the Low Countries
From 14 till 19 January 2013, Flanders House London and the Netherlands Embassy in the United Kingdom presented 'High Impact', six top writers from the Low Countries on tour to six cities for six nights of readings and debates to showcase the best 'High Impact' literature from Flanders and the ...
  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).
  Upcoming events
01/01Benjamin Leroy in Munich
01/01Maarten Inghels in Leipzig
01/01Leipzig Book Fair
01/01Olivier Schrauwen in Luzern
01/01Ward Zwart in Luzern
01/01Bologna Children's Book Fair
01/01Salon du Livre de Paris