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Etienne Van Heerden



— welcome to etiennevanheerden.co.za —


“As one cannot talk about Israel without having read Amos Oz,
or India without Salman Rushdie,
or South America without
Marquez or Llosa, so you will have to read Van Heerden if you want
to know anything about South Africa. It is fiction at its best.”


— Herman de Coninck, NRC Handelsblad, Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Van Heerden's words blast the reader's mind through a clear, blue African sky.”

The Telegraph, London


– latest news –

# Interview on the Tros Nieuwsshow

# University tour, Netherlands and Belgium

# Bookshop events, Netherlands and Belgium

# Opening of theWeek of the Afrikaans Novel

# Klimtol's Belgian launch

# Dutch translation of Klimtol to be launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in September 2014

# Fragment from the Dutch version of Klimtol

# Writers Unlimited, The Hague, Netherlands, 26th of September 2014: Etienne van Heerden, Anne van Veen and others

# Discussion on the translation of literary texts

# Event: Celebrating South African writing, food and wine

# Klimtol is one of three novels nominated for the ATKV's Veertjie Awards

# Die swye van Mario Salviati on RSG

# Writers Pieter-Dirk Uys and Lauren Beukes attended Etienne van Heerden's Master classes

# Research visit to Kowloon and Hong Kong Island

# Etienne van Heerden on Dagbreek breakfast television about LitNet's online writers conference, Poolshoogte

# Dutch translation of Klimtol

# Online conference

# Etienne van Heerden at the 5th annual Schreiner Karoo Writers Festival

# Etienne van Heerden won the WA Hofmeyr Award for Klimtol

# Gauteng daily Beeld on the UJ Prize for literature shortlist

# Klimtol shortlisted for UJ Prize

# Cape daily Die Burger on the WA Hofmeyr Award's shortlist

# Klimtol nominated for the Huisgenoot Tempo Award

# Essay on Klimtol

# Etienne van Heerden at the Week of the Novel, The Netherlands and Belgium (September 2014)

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