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New Book Market in Utrecht – ILFU

Utrecht gets an annual book market at Vredenburg. The first edition will take place during the UIT-week and is also the start of the ILFU International Literature Festival Utrecht on September 16.…

Two poets from Utrecht in a unique book made by UNESCO Creative Cities

To mark the XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) Meeting in Krakow and Katowice, Utrecht City of Literature has contributed to the project ‘Poetic Encounters’, initiated by Heidelberg UNESCO City…

New ILFU Festival

In November 2017, Utrecht was crowned UNESCO City of Literature. Having received this award in honour of the city’s rich literary history, it’s time for the next step: an international…

Poetry International Festival

Poetry International Festival Rotterdam will take place from May 29th to June 3th this year. It is the 49th edition of the festival that has been organized in the Rotterdamse…

Books 4 Life back in Utrecht

Books 4 Life was a used bookstore for charity until 1 September 2017. You may already know the name from other cities in Europe, because it is a chain of…

World Book Day

Op 23 april is het Wereldboekendag. De dag staat ook wel bekend als ‘Internationale dag van het boek en de auteursrechten’ en wordt gevierd in meer dan 100 landen. Het…

Independent Bookstore Day

On Saturday, April 14, the second edition of the Bookstore Day will take place. On that day the bookstore and its customer are in the spotlight. A bookstore is more…

U-Slam

On the first Wednesday of every month poets and onlookers gather in the Theatercafé de Bastaard, in the buzzing cultural city of Utrecht, to take to the stage of U-Slam.…

Utrecht verkozen tot UNESCO City of Literature

Utrecht named ‘UNESCO City of Literature’  Utrecht is named ‘City of Literature’ by UNESCO and is the first city in the Netherlands to receive this prestigious title. This was announced…