Category: Geen categorie
The Apple Core (Het Klokhuis)
For the Dutch educational children’s show “Het Klokhuis” (The Apple Core) I wrote the sketch The Sandman to accompany the episode about Sand-sculpturing. It was aired by Dutch public television (NTR) on 12-19-2019. The Apple Core is a monument of Dutch public television and has been running for over 25 years. It aims to educate children between the ages of six and […]
Not Just Hemingway
I talked about my favorite short story for the podcast Not Just Hemingway! The podcast of Dieuwke van Turenhout aims to popularize the short story format in The Netherlands, by showing how many great short stories there are from all around the world. I discussed the great short story “The chosen one” by Puerto Rican writer […]
My interview with Chad Davidson on AGNI’s blog
For literary magazine AGNI, located in Boston, I interviewed author and poet Chad Davidson about his contribution for AGNI magazine 86, “Mutatis Mutandis” (read it here)
For Dutch magazine De Groene Amsterdammer I wrote a short article about the tragic events in Charlottesville. Read it here. Or read my extended blog post about my visit to Charlottesville one week after here.
Yes, I started blogging
What’s moving to another country without keeping a blog? Yes, it is a cliché, but I promise, I’ll try to filter out the obvious observations as much as I can – big coffee cups, big portions, big cars (the keyword’s big here) – to hopefully get to something more insightful quicker. I’ve been meaning to […]
My American dream
I’m admitted to the Creative Writing MFA of Boston University! Yes, I secretly applied, and no, I didn’t tell many people, because I didn’t think I stood much of a chance. I still can hardly believe it, but I’ll start in the Fall of 2017 and will be in Boston for two semesters and a […]
Christmas in Seoul
I’ll be spending Christmas and New Year’s in Korea! Coming month I’m invited to be a writer in residency at the Seoul Art Space Yeonhui, a small artists colony in the center of the capital. A great chance to continue working on my novel and meet a lot of Korean writers. I can’t wait!