Renate Oude Nijeweme concentrated on writing full-time after winning a short story competition. Despite writing primarily in Dutch, there are also a few pieces in English and the author is in the process of writing more in English. You can find the Dutch texts here and the English texts here . Keep an eye on this website for more stories in English. During the creative process, Renate likes to immerse themselve in projects and plunges into the research work with full devotion, in order to shape the rhythm and imagery of novel themes, genres and ideas. As part of their work as a writer, they have founded their own publishing house, Luckenbooth. Here, they publishes their own work, such as the novella Insular and the poetry collection Oppervlaktespanning (Surface Tension). On this page (Dutch), you can read more about the writer’s prize Renate won, an interview with the Bildtse Post about the novella Insular and more media coverage. You can read the winning story in the near future here in English.
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