(Aruba, 1954) studied Biology in The Netherlands and Law in Aruba. Hij is is thans vice-principal at the Havo/VWO school Colegio Arubano. He made his debut as a writer in 1988 with the collection of short stories Cetilalma y otro cuentanan arubiano. Later he published with 'printing on demand' the collections of stories E biento di atardi y otro cuentanan Arubiano (1998), Un anochi y otro cuentanan Arubiano (2005), E barbulet preto y otro cuentanan Arubiano (2007) and 13 cuenta (2012). Gabilan (2009) is his first collection of poems.(2012)
Archive available for: Jossy Tromp
With: Caresse Isings, David Van Reybrouck, Dora Lauffer-Mathilda, Elisabeth Pope, Helon Habila, Jacques Thönissen, Jossy Tromp, Petina Gappah, Rodaan Al Galidi, Ryan Maduro, Sharon Rose, Victor Mathilda
An evening with writers, poets and musicians from Aruba, with four foreign guests from Writers Unlimited. Readings of prose, poetry, storytelling and music in a beautiful surrounding, the garden of the library of Aruba.
An evening with readings by writers and poets from South Africa, Suriname, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Aruba. With a performance by the Surinamese jazz-singer Denise Jannah, accompanied by local musician Ivan Jansen. Jannah will sing poems from Suiname, the Antilles and South Africa. The programme was presented by Roland Colastica.