Newsletter 3

In May, we are back in the Antwerp office after attending the book fairs of Bologna, London and Budapest. In this newsletter, we tell you all about our trips.    

We also report on two more awards, the Golden Owl and the Libris Prize, among the most prestigious in the Dutch-language region. 

And, we leave room for some poetry.

Recently translated 
In the picture: Stefan Hertmans
In the media: 'De engelenmaker' ('The Angel Maker') by Stefan Brijs

Flemish authors win important literary awards
The Gouden Uil (Golden Owl) and the Libris Literature Prize, two of the most important awards for Dutch-language literature, were awarded in May. Among the winners were quite a few Flemish ...
Gezelle and van Tongele on Poetry International Web
During the month of May the international poetry website Poetry International Web (PIW) will focus on two poets from Flanders: Guido Gezelle (1830-1899) and Mark van ...
Rachida Lambaret in Budapest
The First Novel Festival in Budapest is an annually recurring event which takes places during the book fair. Since 2004 the Flemish Literature Fund invites a new author to take part in the event. This year it was Rachida Lambaret's turn. Rachida Lambaret is the author of the collection of short ...
The FLF at the London Book Fair
The London Book Fair took place from 20 to 22 April. The fair is increasingly seen as one of the leading forums of the international book trade, not only for the English-speaking market. Despite of the economic crisis, the number of visitors increased. Three staff members of the Flemish Literature ...
Bologna embraces Flemish prize winners
'We all want heaven' and 'The secret of the nightingale's throat', two of this year's most acclaimed children's books in Flanders and the Netherlands, continued their success story in ...
  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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