ABOUT


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IN A NUTSHELL

Hester Velmans was born in the Netherlands, educated in Switzerland and England, and today lives in western Massachusetts. She is a translator specializing in contemporary Dutch and French literature. Her translation of Renate Dorrestein’s A Heart of Stone won the 2001 Vondel Prize; in 2014 she was awarded a U.S. National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship to translate the neglected novelist Herman Franke. She is the author of the popular children’s books Isabel of the Whales and Jessaloup’s Song. Look out for her new novel, Slipper.



Further Reading:

DAUGHTERS OF A HIDDEN CHILD
by Hester & Marianne Velmans
in Mothers by Daughters
Ed. Joanna Goldsworthy
 Virago Press 1995

THE SONG IN YOU: The importance of rhythm and cadence in prose. Guest post in the blog WHISPERING STORIES

THE MOST FAMOUS AUTHOR YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF: Guest post, Historical-Fiction.com

 

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