Tommy Wieringa

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Tommy Wieringa
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BornTommy Wieringa
(1967-05-20) 20 May 1967 (age 53)
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]

Bibliography[edit]

  • (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[edit]

  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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