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Stefan Hertmans

Stefan Hertmans’ (b. 1951) biography reads like a ‘bildungsroman’: from teacher to jazz musician to professor and writer’s writer to Belgian State Prize Laureate and major international success. He has published novels, short stories, essays on literature and philosophy, plays and poetry. 

Listen to Stefan Hertmans on 'Kopje Koffie' (‘Cup of Coffee’), a podcast produced by The Dutch Embassy in Berlin, the Dutch Foundation for Literature, in cooperation with Flanders Literature and the General Representation of the Government of Flanders. 

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