Status Aparte & Aruban Literature

1 04 2011


The Aruban Writer living in the Netherlands Quito Nicolaas launched on Tuesday 15 March 2011 in Aruba his latest poetry book Bos pa Planta. At this occasion Wim Rutgers spoke about 25 years status aparte, 25 years of Aruban literature in his lecture: A Sense of Belonging? Migration was the main topic.

Read the article HERE AD 21 march 2011

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Verborgen Leegte Well Received @ the Library

14 03 2011


Verborgen leegte
was succesfully launched last friday 11 March at the Biblioteka Públiko Kòrsou in Curaçao .
After the author gave some insights on the novel, Arthur Tholel of the local library spoke with him about the book.  The public asked questions about the Caribbean elements of the book, the use of historical aspects in literature and how difficult it was for a male writer to creep into a female character. The evening was closed with a booksiging session.

the present public at the booklaunch

 
booksigning session with the author

visitors queueing up to buy Verborgen leegte

The local newspapers Extra en La Prensa publicized on 12 March an item on the booklaunch of Verborgen leegte.

Verborgen leegte is obtainable in Curaçao at the following bookstores : Boekhandel Boek Plus & Mensing’s Caminada.

 





Article on ‘Bos pa Planta’ in Ñapa

13 03 2011


Here’s the recent interview Quito Nicolaas had with the Amigoe on his latest work Bos pa Planta. It was published yesterday in Ñapa, the supplement of the Dutch newspaper Amigoe.

Read the article HERE





Verborgen leegte goes Curaçao

2 03 2011


Author/poet Quito Nicolaas will be on tour from 9 – 12 march in Curaçao with his latest novel Verborgen leegte.

The itinerary for the tour is as follows:
• Wednesday 9 March – interview by Tele Curaçao for Telenotisia;
• Thursday 10 March – interview in the talkshow Mòru Bon Dia with Aileen Looman;
• Friday 11 March – book launch of Verborgen leegte at the Biblioteka Públiko Kòrsou;
• Saturday 12 March – booksigning with the author at Boek Plus.

More information coming up soon!