Julia Armfield (UK) and Nikki Dekker in conversation with Lisa Weeda
Retrospect Thursday 24 November 2022: Summer 2022 two beautiful and strong debut novels were published: Julia Armfield's Our Wives Under the Sea ('the year's most terrifying love story' says AnOther Mag) and Nikki Dekker's diepdiepblauw . Both books describe mysterious sea …
Met: Julia Armfield, Lisa Weeda, Nikki Dekker
Retrospect: 12 October 2022
The power of children's books
Through reading, children learn to relax, dream away and gain knowledge. Writers Unlimited presented Wednesday 12 October 2022 in the Writers Series during Kinderboekenweek (Children's Books Week, …
Met: Brian Elstak, Edward van de Vendel, Jellie Brouwer
Retrospect: 25 September 2022
Optimistische woede (Optimistical Anger)
In this Writers Series programme, writers' collective Fixdit, in collaboration with Writers Unlimited, celebrated the publication of the Fixdit manifesto Optimistische woede: fix het seksisme in de …
Met: Annelies Verbeke, Christine Otten, Jannah Loontjens, Manon Uphoff, Rachida Lamrabet, Sanneke van Hassel, Shantie Singh
Retrospect: 18 May 2022
Etel, Joan en bell - A tribute to three literary luminaries
What is the similarity between Etel, Joan and bell? Literary luminaries Etel Adnan, Joan Didion and bell hooks are all (partly) American, all three have left a great mark on Western thought, and …
Met: Niña Weijers, Nisrine Mbarki, Rasha Hilwi, Sabrine Ingabire
Retrospect: 19 April 2022
What happens when the water comes?
What happens when the water comes? What if the Netherlands really does flood? A welcome topic for climate novels, but perhaps a cliché by now. Do we still get scared by such messages? How do you …
Met: Eva Meijer, Mirthe Frese, Mounir Samuel
Over Writers Series
Apart from our annual literature festival Winternachten, Writers Unlimited througout the year presents programmes in The Hague Central Library and in other venues in the city.
Writers, poets, thinkers and scientist discuss current subjects in literature, science and society. On these pages you find the forthcoming programmes, and you can watch and listen to registrations of the programmes we presented since 2006.