23.04.18 – 27.06.18

Maarten van der Graaff

As of 23 April Maarten van der Graaff is our new writer-in-residence at the Van Eyck. He will stay at the academy for 2 months.

Maarten van der Graaff (1987) made his poetry debut in 2013 with Vluchtautogedichten (published by Atlas Contact). In 2014, he was awarded the C. Buddingh' Prize for this collection. His second poem collection Dood werk, was published in 2015 and was awarded the J.C. Bloem Poetry Prize two years later. His debut novel Wormen en engelen was published in 2017. He has published poetry and prose in various magazines and can be found on many stages. He is editor and co-founder of the online literary magazine Samplekanon.

The writer-in-residence programme of the Van Eyck is a collaboration with the Dutch Foundation for Literature. Each year two writers are selected to take up a residency amidst international artists, designers, curators and thinkers in the framework of Wanderlust, the international talent development programme of the Foundation


Photo: Bianca Sistermans


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