Writersblog

Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg, Dutch writer

The Dutch programme at the International Book Fair in Beijing was cunn... >>> read more

Kai Kang

Kai Kang, Journalist China Reading Weekly

Dear Dutch publishers. The book fair is over. Perhaps you’ll now... >>> read more

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, Dutch illustrators

The days are full and long. We are incessantly bombarded with impressi... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

Arriving on the stand on the first day, I’d asked a Chinese visi... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

Big excitement today since we were finally meeting with Songyu from Fl... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

The traffic in Beijing is horrendous, I’m sure the other blogger... >>> read more

Thomas Möhlmann

Thomas Möhlmann, Staff member Dutch Foundation for Literature

What an evening the poets and the approximately 200 onlookers present ... >>> read more

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, Dutch illustrators

It’s now the third day, and the first one with plenty of sun. Un... >>> read more

Kai Kang

Kai Kang, Journalist China Reading Weekly

What a great opportunity to learn about the Dutch literature for Chine... >>> read more

Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg, Dutch writer

A duck flies to and fro over the vast expanses of world ocean, despera... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

‘In the era of browsing, we provide reading.’ - Slogan see... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

The jewel in the crown of our collection of Arbeiderspers titles publi... >>> read more

Michele Hutchison

Michele Hutchison, Editor De Arbeiderspers

The Chinese publishers I have met during the course of my career, the ... >>> read more

Salomon Kroonenberg

Salomon Kroonenberg, Dutch writer

I have so far never been to a book fair. Nor do I know what to imagine... >>> read more

Kai Kang

Kai Kang, Journalist China Reading Weekly

Since 2006, I began writing about the Netherlands’ performance a... >>> read more

Henk Pröpper

Henk Pröpper, Director Dutch Foundation for Literature

Now that the fair is just round the corner, this is perhaps the moment... >>> read more

Henk Pröpper

Henk Pröpper, Director Dutch Foundation for Literature

In two weeks’ time, the official opening of one of the largest b... >>> read more

Ramsey Nasr

Ramsey Nasr, Dutch poet

Ramsey Nasr (b. 1974, Rotterdam) is a poet and author, actor and direc... >>> read more


De Arbeiderspers

De Arbeiderspers

De Arbeiderspers is one of the leading Dutch literary publishers of Dutch, Flemish and translated fiction and non-fiction.

The series of memoirs and diaries published under the “Privé-domein” name has also become one of the most prestigious literary lists in the Nehterlands. The non-fiction list currently features a range of serious history, biography and philosophy titles as well as non-fiction on topical issues. Our big name authors include Elias Canetti, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Michael Moore and Lisa Jardine. Our most successful local fiction writers include Anna Enquist, Arthur Japin, Maarten ‘t Hart, Tessa de Loo, Rosita Steenbeek, Joost Zwagerman, Abdelkader Benali, and Pauline Slot and we also have one of the best poetry list of the country. We also have a history of publishing high profile international authors; recent successes in translation have been amongst others Irvine Welsh, Paulo Coelho, Louis de Bernières, Michel Houellebecq, Paul Auster, John Updike, Cormac McCarthy, Orhan Pamuk, Mike Dash and James Meek. We continue to publish and reissue literary classics by Thomas Mann, Friedrich Nietzsche, Fernando Pessoa, Georges Perec, and Konstantin Paustovsky.

Website: www.arbeiderspers.nl

Contact: ms Elik Lettinga: e.lettinga@arbeiderspers.nl

Dutch publishers and fellow organisations at the Beijing Book Fair 2011