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Geert Buelens

Geert Buelens (b. 1971) is Professor of Modern Dutch Literature at the University of Utrecht, an essayist, and an award-winning poet, whose poems have been translated into English, German, French, Polish and Czech. In 2008, he published Europe, Oh Europe!, where he tells the story of the First World War through the eyes of Europe’s greatest poets of that time. Buelens is also co-editor of a Dutch literary journal and writes for major Dutch and Belgian newspapers.