Erik Lindner 




Erik Lindner 

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* 03.05.1968, The Hague, Netherlands
lives in: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Erik Lindner was born on May 3, 1968 in The Hague, the Netherlands. When he turned fourteen he left secondary school and worked, amongst others, as the literature advisor of the Jan van Eyck Academy. Lindner made his début in 1996 with Tramontane. From 1998 till 2003 Lindner was attached to the Institut Néerlandais in Paris as a freelance programmer. He has read his work to audiences since 1984 and was a guest at various international festivals. He published seven books of poetry and two novels. In 2012 he was stipendiat of the Berliner Künstlerprogramm of DAAD. Translated books appeared in English, French, German and Italian. Also, individual poems of Lindner have already been translated into Chinese, Estonian, Macedonian, Portugese and Turkish. His selected poems Words are the Worst (2021) is published by Vehicule Press / Signal Editions in Montreal and nominated for the Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry.

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  • Tramontane

    Amsterdam : Perdu, 1996

  • Tong en trede

    Amsterdam : De Bezige Bij, 2000

  • Le verre est un liquide lente – 33 poètes néerlandais

    Ed. Erik Lindner and Henk Pröpper

    Tours (F): Éditions Farrago, 2003

  • Tafel

    Amsterdam : De Bezige Bij, 2004

  • Terrein

    Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2010

  • Terrain

    Traduits par Kim Andringa & Éric Suchère

    Marseille (F): cipM / Spectres familiaires,, 2007

  • Fermata provvisoria

    Traduzione di Pierluigi Lanfranchi

    Piateda (It): CFR Edizione, 2013

  • Nach Akedia

    Ausgewählte Gedichte

    Aus dem Niederlländischen von Rosemarie Still

    Berlin: Matthes & Seitz, 2013

  • Naar Whitebridge


    Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2013

  • Acedia

    Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2014

  • Zog

    Amsterdam: Van Oorschot, 2018

  • Acedia

    Traduits par Emmanuel Requette

    Bruxelles: Vies parallèles, 2019

  • Words are the Worst

    Selected Poems

    Translated by Francis R. Jones

    Montréal: Vehicule Press, 2022