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Arjen van Veelen

Arjen van Veelen

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Arjen van Veelen (b. 1980) writes essays, travel stories and features for dailies including NRC Handelsblad and De Correspondent. His previous books include On Restlessness (longlisted for the AKO Literature Prize) and And Here a Picture of a Cat (winner of the Jan Hanlo Essay Prize). He studied classical languages and journalism before working as a foreign correspondent in the United States and as a teacher of Greek and Latin.


Recent title – English material

Aantekeningen over het verplaatsen van obelisken (Notes on the Relocation of Obelisks), 2017