Monthly Archives: June 2010


Congratulations to Gerbrand Bakker and David Colmer, author and translator of the Dutch title Boven is het stil, translated as The Twin, which just won the 2010 IMPAC Dublin literary award. A very deserving winner!
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Mslexia mention

I love the writing magazine Mslexia and I’m a long-time subscriber, so I was particularly pleased to see one of my recent translation projects mentioned in the April/May/June edition of the magazine in their piece about Brenda Gardner’s Piccadilly Press. They say, “Teen fiction remains a Piccadilly strength, although in terms of submissions Gardner is […]
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Winners of Zilveren Griffels announced

Congratulations to the ten winners of the Zilveren Griffels! These Dutch awards for children’s books have all gone to works that were originally written in Dutch this year and so they’re all eligible for the major Gouden Griffel award for the best children’s book of the past year, to be announced at the Children’s Book […]
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Comics in Haarlem

A fun – and very hot – day out in Haarlem at the Stripdagen, with all the very best of comics that the Low Countries have to offer. Comics and graphic novels everywhere you look, with lots of signings, interviews, exhibitions, impromptu sketching and the fabulous, specially designed festival beer from local brewery Jopen. Highlights […]
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