Event Details


On Thursday, March 28th, publishing house World Editions, the Flanders Government Delegation in the USA, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and The Netherland Club of New York will celebrate together BOEKENWEEK 2019 at the Flanders House in New York.

At this literary celebration event, there will be a brief reading & conversations with the authors,  Saskia de Coster, Kristien Hemmerechts and Annelies Verbeke, followed by a signing. Refreshments will be served and any book purchase comes with a Boekenweek Geschenk of a World Editions galley and tote bag.

BOEKENWEEK IN THE NETHERLANDS & FLANDERS
In the Netherlands and Belgium, Boekenweek (Book Week) is an annual celebration of literature, happening every Spring since 1932. Events are held, like book signings, readings, and panel discussions. Every year, the festival has a different theme. 2019’s theme being ‘The Mother The Woman’, and a well-known Dutch or Flemish author is asked to write a novella specifically for Boekenweek that will be given out all festival long. There will be a brief reading & conversations with our authors, followed by a signing. Refreshments will be served and any book purchase comes with a Boekenweek Geschenk of a World Editions galley and tote bag.

Language: English

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