Jennifer N. Makumbi and Aleid Truijens Selected as Writers-in-Residence 2020/21
From September 2020, Dutch biographer Aleid Truijens will be writer-in-residence at NIAS for a period of 5 months, followed by Ugandan-British author Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in February 2021. The writer-in-residence fellowship in the international and academic environment of NIAS is part of a cooperation with the Dutch Foundation for Literature.
Both authors are nominated by their publishers and jointly selected by the Dutch Foundation for Literature and NIAS on the basis of their nominations and proposals. Previous writers-in-residence include Hagar Peeters, Jaroslav Rudiš, Olga Tokarczuk and Tommy Wieringa.