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

 





Lecture on the Aruban literature

31 03 2012

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1 04 2011





Interviewed by Amigoe di Aruba

2 03 2011


Last tuesday 1 March the journalist Sharina Henriquez had an in depth interview with Quito Nicolaas on his latest novel Verborgen leegte. They tackle the biographical aspects and the development of the characters in the book. Other subjects they touched upon were: the literary production and the formation of a literary circuit in Aruba.

The interview will be published next saturday 12 March in Ñapa, the supplement of Amigoe di Aruba.