Newsletter 35
 

Before summer holidays take off, a selection of interesting news on Flemish literature is coming your way. First, we present to you the new artistic director of the guest presentation for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016: Bart Moeyaert. Further, we report on the latest successful Publishers Tour Fiction, jointly organised by FLF and the Dutch Foundation for Literature. Congratulations also to David Colmer, whose translation of Claus' poems has made it to the PEN Award shortlist for Poetry in Translation. And Lieve Joris recently received the prestigious Bob den Uyl Prize and the Belgian Spiegel Prize as a lifetime achievement award. Arts Flanders, the platform that aims to promote Flemish culture and art abroad, has launched a new website. And finally, from now on, our newsletter will also focus on a recently published literary work from Flanders: in 'Book Basics' you will read more on Monte Carlo, the latest novel by acclaimed author Peter Terrin ...     

Bart Moeyaert appointed artistic director Frankfurt 2016
Bart Moeyaert has been appointed artistic director of the programme to be presented by Flanders and the Netherlands as guests of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair in ...
Publishers Tour is succesful tool to promote Dutch literature abroad
Last month, the Flemish Literature Fund (FLF) and the Dutch Foundation for Literature (DLF) invited 10 German Publishers to a jointly organised Publishers Tour to promote our Dutch-language literature. It was the first of many events in anticipation of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2016, where Flanders and ...
Collection of Hugo Claus' poems on shortlist PEN Award
Even now, an anthology of Hugo Claus' poems, selected and translated by award-winning translator David Colmer has been selected for the shortlist of the PEN Award of Poetry in ...
Two awards for Lieve Joris
Lieve Joris, one of the best known nonfiction authors in the Low Countries, received two awards in a ...
Arts Flanders launches new website
Arts Flanders has recently renewed its mission by launching a brand new website with calendar and monthly newsletter to keep audiences in and out of Flanders updated on arts and cultural activities ...
Book Basics: 'Monte Carlo' by Peter Terrin
'Book Basics' shines its light on a recently published book and writer from Flanders. This news item focuses on Monte Carlo, sixth novel by acclaimed writer Peter Terrin.   ...
   
  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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01/01Bart Moeyaert at the Ravens White Festival (UK)