Aruban Author included into Dictionary of Caribbean an Afro-Latin America

3 06 2016

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Its our privilege to announce that the biography and bibliography of QUITO NICOLAAS, Aruban author based in The Netherlands, will be published in the “Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography” edited by Franklin Knight & Henry Louis Gates Jr., on 21rst of July 2016 by the Oxford University Press.

 

 

 

 

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The Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography is a major biographical reference work covering the lives and legacies of notable Afro-descendants from the Caribbean and Latin American, men and women from all eras and walks of life. This groundbreaking resource provides unprecedented coverage of the region through the lives of its people.

The dictionary can be purchased at Oxford University Press.

Some publications by Quito Nicolaas are the novels Verborgen leegte (2010) and Sombra di recuerdo (2013), the trilingual poetry book Bos pa planta (2011) and the anthology Cucuisa Cabisha/Als de aloë sluimert (2015).

All available @ BookIsh Plaza.

PHOTO: ARTN Photography





Papiamento Novel in the Almere Library

1 11 2013

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l. to r. Minister Plenipotenciery of Aruba Edwin Abath, writer Quito Nicolaas and
Chris Wiersma (director library). PHOTO: Almere Vandaag, 2013

In October Quito Nicolaas presented his latest Papiamento Novel ‘Sombra di recuerdo’ to the director of De Nieuwe Bibliotheek, the library in  his hometown of Almere.

The library has aready some of his books in their collection, like ‘Verborgen Leegte’ and were very pleased to receive another book for their collection. Also present was the Minister Plenipotentiary of Aruba, Edwin Abath, who commended Nicolaas with his 10th publication in Papiamento in the Year Celebrating the Papiamento Language in Aruba and in The Netherlands. Papiamento is spoken in the three Dutch Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire & Curaçao.

Quito Nicolaas´s books are available  @ BookIsh Plaza