Newsletter 2

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the Lithium team

Between winter and spring, 't is the award season. In this second newsletter, we present the recent winners and nominees. A novelty on the site is an overview of the most prestigious literary awards in Flanders.    


Don't miss the genre sections, where we have a closer look at events per literary genre. From the Flemish poets who are taking on the web to the comics artists who overtook Angoulême.


Recently translated
In the picture: Willy Linthout 
In the press: The comic artists of 'Ceci n'est pas la BD flamande'

'Allemaal willen we de hemel' by Els Beerten wins Book Lion Award 2009
The winners of the awards for best author and best illustrator of children's and youth books were announced. The Boekenleeuw (Book Lion) 2009 goes to author Els Beerten for her youth novel 'Allemaal willen we de hemel' (We all want heaven - Querido). Els Beerten's gripping novel is about war in ...
Winners Herman de Coninck award 2009
On 29 January during the Poetry Evening in Antwerp, the winners of the prestigious Herman de Coninck award were ...
Awards for Anne Provoost, Willy Linthout and Ina Rilke
The Cultuurprijzen Vlaanderen (Flemish Community Prizes for Culture) for 2008 were awarded on Monday 2 February. Individuals and organisations from different cultural sectors were celebrated for their outstanding contributions to the cultural scene. Among the winners were writer Anne Provoost, ...
German Waltraud Hüsmert receives Else Otten Translation Award 2008
The Else Otten Übersetzerpreis 2008 is awarded to translator Waltraud Hüsmert for her German translation of 'The sorrow of Belgium' by Hugo Claus. The prize involves 5.200 euro and is awarded bi-annually by the Flemish Literature Fund and the Foundation for the Production and Translation of ...
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