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War or peace: Sasha Filipenko and Mikhail Sjisjkin in conversation with Eva Hartog

Is Russia in a vicious cycle of dictatorship and revolution, or will the people manage to find a way out of history? - The evening will be interpreted by Seijo Epema. With musical interlude by pianist Rutger Jansen.

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Between East and West: A postcolonial journey of discovery with Alfred Birney and Ellen Deckwitz: Alfred Birney on his new non-fiction work "Zwerfpost" - Interview by Ellen Deckwitz, with a reading by Dewi de Nijs Bik READ ON >>>

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27 February: Tatjana Almuli breaks taboos about being fat

Author Tatjana Almuli is the interview guest of The Lighthouse/De Haagse Hogeschool and Writers Unlimited on Tuesday 27 February (16-17 hrs). The interview is Dutch-spoken.

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'Wonderful afternoon in Vadercentrum', writers' reactions to their performance in the festival

Writers look back on their festival performance! Writers Unlimited received very nice comments after the 2024 festival edition from authors who performed and looked back fondly on their participation.

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Connie Palmen and Sven Ratzke on Marlene Dietrich

Saturday afternoon 20 January Connie Palmen and Sven Ratzke speak about Marlene Dietrich, gender, masculinity and femininity in 'You Do Something to Me', also featuring a musical performance by Sven, …

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Jan Mulder, Mirjam van Hengel and Bert Wagendorp about Remco Campert

Jan Mulder, Bert Wagendorp and Mirjam van Hengel, the expert writers' panel of 'de Volkskrant Leesclub Live' will discuss Remco Campert's multifaceted oeuvre on Saturday afternoon, 20 January (start …

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About shaved ice and an Afrodance workshop by Precious Alvares

Saturday afternoon, 20 January, for everyone aged ten and above: 'Schaafijs and Afrodance': a story from Suriname and an Afrodance workshop by Precious Alvares, one of the best Dutch African Street …

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Winternachten 2020

Opening Night

A fantastic line-up of fifteen Dutch and international authors provided a preview of the festival with their new poetry and prose, mixed with dance performances by Shailesh Bahoran. This festive evening celebrates the 25th anniversary of the …

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Adriaan van Dis, Angelina Enny, Antjie Krog, Cynthia Mc Leod, Ellen Deckwitz, Goenawan Mohamad, Hassnae Bouazza, Jolyn Phillips, Karin Amatmoekrim, Nelleke Noordervliet, Petina Gappah, Reggie Baay, Rosabelle Illes, Shailesh Bahoran, Sigrid Kaag, Simon(e) van Saarloos, Ton van de Langkruis, Vamba Sherif

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