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Judith Uyterlinde

Judith Uyterlinde - foto Hans Koole
Judith Uyterlinde - foto Hans Koole

(1962) is a writer, literary journalist and event organizer, among which from 2012 until 2015 the Winternachten festival The Hague. Her first book The Baby Void – My Quest for Motherhood was an international bestseller; translation rights were sold in 20 countries. The woman who says she is my mother is Judith Uyterlinde's second book. The French edition has been published in 2012. The book has been turned into a documentary for Dutch Television and a graphic novel based on the book was published in Dutch and English in 2015.


Archive available for: Judith Uyterlinde

  • Winternachten 2018

    Baban Kirkuki in Nieuw Waldeck

    With: Baban Kirkuki, Judith Uyterlinde, Kamal Hors

    Poet Baban Kirkuki and oud-player and composer Kamal Hors presented a musical-poetic performance about Kirkuki's flight from Iraq and his experience in building an existence in The Netherlands. Hosted by writer and literary event organizer Judith Uyterlinde.

  • Winternachten 2017 – Saturday Night Unlimited

    Ideology as an Act of Fiction

    Writers are more likely to take up the pen than the sword in order to fight injustice. Fiction becomes their ideological act. In The Underground Railway, the American Colson Whitehead gives a voice to Cora the slave in the so-called land of the free. Bolivian Rodrigo Hasbún writes about the daughter of a Nazi who becomes a guerrilla fighter in South America. Romanian Mircea Cărtărescu's characters groan under the communist yoke and escape into literature and the past, while Dutch writer Carolina Trujillo describes an underworld of drugs and dealers in Montevideo, Uruguay, where a former guerrilla was president until 2015. Moderator: Judith Uyterlinde.