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Tom Van de Voorde

Tom Van de Voorde (b. 1974) is a poet, essayist and translator of American poetry into Dutch. In 2008, he published his first book of poetry, a collection of “contemporary landscape” pieces. The book was nominated for the C. Buddingh Prize for best poetry debut. In 2013 ‘Liefde en aarde’, isolating microscopic stills of political and economic issues, was nominated for the Herman de Coninck Prize and awarded with the tri-annual poetry prize of East-Flanders. His work has been translated in ten languages, and he has been invited to take part in various poetry festivals in Europe.

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