Maarten van de Graaff

Netherlands


"I am searching for poetry that never accepts its own form, that always turns outward, in order to catch at what moment, by what strange daylight it is being written."

Maarten van de Graaff

Maarten van der Graaff is a writer. He published Vluchtautogedichten in 2013. A year later, this book was awarded the C. Buddingh’ Prize for best debut collection. Dood werk, his second collection, was published in 2015. This book was awarded the J.C. Bloem Poetry Prize. Van der Graaff is an editor and co-founder of Samplekanon, an online literary magazine. In 2017, Wormen en engelen, his first novel, was published to great acclaim.

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