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Elfie Tromp

Elfie Tromp - foto Lenny Oosterwijk
Elfie Tromp - foto Lenny Oosterwijk

(Rotterdam, NL, 1985) is a writer and performer. Following her debut novel Goeroe (Guru, 2013), Underdog (2016) was nominated for the BNG Literature Prize. Her poetry debut Victorieverdriet (Victory Sadness) came out in 2017. Tromp founded the literary magazine Strak, is a columnist for Metro and writes for Vrij Nederland, Vogue, Linda, Volkskrant and NRC Handelsblad. She can also be found on stage at events such as the Over het IJ Festival, Oerol and the Parade, and she hosts VPRO's Nooit Meer Slapen (Never Sleep Again) programme on radio 1. In May of 2017 she signed the petition in which more than 100 women called on advertisers to stop advertising on the weblog GeenStijl because of its degradation of women, racism and homophobia.

(WN 2019)

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  • Winternachten 2019

    Words Become Meaning - Winternachten Edition

    With: Aafke Romeijn, Akwasi, Elfie Tromp, Elzahra Elkawafi, HemelBesem, Jennifer Muntslag, Mr. Winter, Quin Kempees, Roos Dickmann, Roza Lozica

    During this special Winternachten edition of Woorden Worden Zinnen at Paard we enjoyed performers, poetry, punchlines, music, exhibits, beer & bites in a feel-good setting. The lineup included storyteller and rapper Akwasi; writer and columnist Elfie Tromp; writer and singer-songwriter Aafke Romeijn; actress Roos Dickmann; rapper, radio host and writer HemelBesem from South Africa; and singer Roza Rozica. Plus: verses to take home by Quin Kempees, your favourite host JNM The Naked MC, and tasty tunes by DJ Winter.
    Woorden Worden Zinnen is a low-threshold platform and stage night for word art in the broadest sense. It takes place on and at stages and festivals throughout the Randstad and was founded in 2010 by spoken word artist Elten Kiene and literary organizer Wesley Loos.