From March 7-15 the 85th Boekenweek takes place in the Netherlands, which is the annual celebration of literature. This years theme is Rebels&Dissenters! World Editions press is celebrating boekenweek with an international blog tour in the UK, and the US.
In the US, World Editions is joining forces with indie presses Archipelago, Deep Vellum, DoppelHouse Press, New Vessel Press, and Other Press to bring you the best of Dutch literature in translation. In addition, if you buy two World Editions titles at your local participating bookstore you get one free!
The following booksellers are celebrating Boekenweek this year:
Books Are Magic (Brooklyn)
Source Booksellers (Detroit)
Bookshop West Portal (San Francisco)
Star Line Books (Chattanooga)
Queen Anne Book Company (Seattle)
The Regulator Bookshop (Durham)
Deep Vellum Books (Dallas)
Read more here on the website of the World Editions 2020 Boekenweek.
Another nice facet of Boekenweek is the children’s edition, that annually takes place in the fall. To read more on English translations in the US of Dutch children’s books, visit our Never Grow Up! page.