Hannah Roels


Hannah Roels about Bruges

The Contamination

De besmetting

It begins at a window. It’s so small, two openings no longer than a child’s forearm, that we see only a sna...

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Hannah Roels (Bruges, 1984) studied romance languages and literary criticism. She spent a few years teaching French to migrants and took part in Els Moors’ writing studio. Her short stories have published in Dutch literary magazine De Gids. 2017 saw the release of her debut novel Het Portet (Prometheus): a subtle work about intimacy and identity, watching and being watched. She currently works in the Brussels bookshop Passa Porta.

For citybooks Roels wrote about her birthplace Bruges in April 2018.