Become a writer in residence in Tartu city of Literature

Would you like to stay two months (May-June 2018) in the intellectual capital of Estonia to introduce your work to the Estonian readers? If you are a writer or maybe a translator (translating from Esto [...]

UNESCO declares Utrecht a ‘City of Literature’

UNESCO, the cultural and educational branch of the United Nations, has declared Utrecht a 'City of Literature', as the first city in the Netherlands to receive this prestigious title. The designation i [...]

Announcement Utrecht City of Literature

On Tuesday October 31st UNESCO will announce which cities will receive the title UNESCO City of Literature.

Remembrance of Belle van Zuylen

This Sunday, October 29th, the Belle van Zuylen Association organises the Belle day at Slot Zuylen in honor of the great Utrecht author.

  • Koos Meinderts during the Children's Poetry Night © Michael Kooren

Gouden Griffel for Koos Meinderts

Children's book writer Koos Meinderts, who lives and works in Utrecht, receives the Gouden Griffel for this year's best Dutch children's book

Interview Illuster: Literature is everywhere in the city

A conversation with director of the House of Literature Michaël Stoker and professor Geert Buelens.