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Tommy Wieringa
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BornTommy Wieringa
(1967-05-20) 20 May 1967 (age 55)
Goor, Netherlands
OccupationWriter
LanguageDutch
Alma materUniversity of Groningen
Utrecht University
Genresocial novel
Notable worksJoe Speedboat (2005)
Caesarion (2009)
Dit zijn de namen (2012)
Notable awardsF. Bordewijk Prize (2006)
Libris Prize (2013)
Bookspot Literatuurprijs (2018)

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Tommy Wieringa (born 20 May 1967) is a Dutch writer.[1] He received the Ferdinand Bordewijk Prize in 2006 for his novel Joe Speedboot (2005), and the Libris Prize in 2013 for the novel Dit zijn de namen (2012). In 2018 he won the Bookspot Literatuurprijs for his novel De heilige Rita (The Blessed Rita).[2] His novel The Death of Murat Idrissi, translated by Sam Garrett from Dutch, was nominated for the International Booker Prize in 2019.[3] However, it was critically panned and even banned from certain high schools and universities in Ohio, USA, for racist and sexist language.

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Ferdinand Bordewijk Prize

Ferdinand Bordewijk Prize

The Ferdinand Bordewijk Prize or F. Bordewijk-prijs is a literary award, presented annually by the Jan Campert Foundation to the author of the best Dutch prose book.

Libris Prize

Libris Prize

The Libris Literature Award or Libris Prize is a prize for novels originally written in Dutch. Established in 1993, it is awarded annually since 1994 by Libris, an association of independent Dutch booksellers, and amounts to €50,000 for the winner. It is modeled on the Booker Prize, having a longlist and a selection process which shortlists six books. The author of each shortlisted book receives €2,500.

Bookspot Literatuurprijs

Bookspot Literatuurprijs

The Bookspot Literatuurprijs is a prize for literature in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is awarded to authors writing in Dutch and amounts to €50,000. The ceremony is televised live each year. The prize was conceived in 1986 and inaugurated the following year with the aim to promote literature and increase the public's interest in books.

Ohio

Ohio

Ohio is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States. Of the fifty U.S. states, it is the 34th-largest by area, and with a population of nearly 11.8 million, is the seventh-most populous and tenth-most densely populated. The state's capital and largest city is Columbus, with the Columbus metro area, Greater Cincinnati, and Greater Cleveland being the largest metropolitan areas. Ohio is bordered by Lake Erie to the north, Pennsylvania to the east, West Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Indiana to the west, and Michigan to the northwest. Ohio is historically known as the "Buckeye State" after its Ohio buckeye trees, and Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes". Its state flag is the only non-rectangular flag of all the U.S. states.

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Bibliography
  • (1995) Dormantique's manco[1]
  • (1997) Amok[1]
  • (2002) Alles over Tristan[1]
  • (2005) Joe Speedboot;[1] English translation: Joe Speedboat (2009)
  • (2005) Pleidooi voor de potscherf[1]
  • (2006) Ik was nooit in Isfahaan[1]
  • (2009) Caesarion;[1] English translations: Caesarion (2011), Little Caesar (2012)
  • (2010) Alles over Tristan[1]
  • (2010) Ga niet naar zee[1]
  • (2010) Omdat hij het was, omdat ik het was[1]
  • (2012) Dit zijn de namen[1] English translation: These are the Names (2015, Scribe Publishing)
  • (2014) Een mooie jonge vrouw[1] English translation: A beautiful Young Wife (2016)
  • (2017) De dood van Murat Idrissi[1] English translation: The death of Murat Idrissi (2017)
  • (2017) De heilige Rita[1] English translation: The Blessed Rita (2018)
  • (2019) Dit is mijn moeder[1]
References
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Tommy Wieringa, Digital library for Dutch literature. Retrieved on 2013-12-10.
  2. ^ "Tommy Wieringa wint de BookSpot Literatuurprijs 2018 met De heilige Rita". bookspotliteratuurprijs.nl. Retrieved 29 August 2019.
  3. ^ "The Death of Murat Idrissi | The Booker Prizes". thebookerprizes.com. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
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