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Thursday 24 November: authors Julia Armfield (UK) and Nikki Dekker in Writers Series

In conversation with Lisa Weeda about their excellent debut novels, oceanic mysteries and love stories! English spoken programme. Join us in Zaal 3 in THe Hague and order your tickets now (€10 / €5) >>>

Haunting novels: 'Our Wives Under the Sea' by Julia Armfield and 'diepdiepblauw' by Nikki Dekker. Meet both authors, in a Writers Series-conversation with Lisa Weeda on Thursday 24 November. English spoken programme. Join us in Zaal 3, The Hague and order your tickets here (€10,- / €5,-) >>>

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These are the winners of the Hague's literary awards 2022

In the radio programme Kunststof , the winners of the Hague Literature Awards 2022 have been announced! On Sunday 12 February 2023, during the Winternachten festival, the award ceremony will take …

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Listen and read more about diepdiepblauw by Nikki Dekker

It is what you might call a dream debut: diepdiepblauw , the novel Nikki Dekker published this summer, is being read, praised and shortlisted for the Bronzen Uil Award 2022! Nikki will be our guest …

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This is what makes Julia Armfield's novel 'Our Wives Under the Sea' special!

Critics and authors praise Armfield's clever, funny and wry sentence structure and the unparalleled analysis of the relationship between the two women in her novel Our Wives Under the Sea . They …

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Inclusive and gender diverse: the power of children's books?

It was Kinderboekenweek again (5-16 October)! In the Writers Series, we found out where the power and pleasure of children's books lies on Wednesday evening 12 October in Zaal 3, The Hague with two …

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Festive presentation Fixdit-manifesto in Writers Series

With vigour and pleasure, authors from the collective Fixdit read from their manifesto Optimistische woede: seksisme in de literatuur ( Optimistic rage: sexism in literature) , Sunday 25 September …

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