Saskia de Coster


Saskia de Coster about Skopje

A Hundred and Forty Kilos of Love

Honderdveertig kilo liefde

The 11th of July 2012 the Belgian newspaper De Morgen published the original Dutch citybook Honderdveertig k...

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Saskia de Coster about Stellenbosch

Wildebeest (EN)


My mother says that these days you have to get divorced to keep up with the Joneses. That’s not why I’m ge...

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Saskia de Coster ( 1976) started to write at the age of two after which she took a long break before making her publishing debut in 2002 with Vrije Val (Free Falling). This was followed two years later by Jeuk (The Itch) and in 2006, Eeuwige roem (Eternal Fame). She was nominated for the 2007 BNG Literature Prize. De Coster regularly contributes to other magazines and newspapers such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, de Volkskrant, NRC Handelsblad, Vrij Nederland en le Soir. She is a member of the editorial staff of Dietsche Warande & Belfort , is also active in the fields of theatre and video and enjoys collaborating with visual artists. Her fifth novel, Dit is van mij (This is mine, 2009) received excellent reviews and was nominated for the Gouden Uil Literature Prize and the AKO Literature Prize.


Saskia de Coster (1976) het op die ouderdom van twee begin skryf. Sy neem egter ʼn lang pouse en debuteer in 2002 met Vrije Val. Twee jaar later verskyn Jeuk en in 2006 Eeuwige roem. Sy word vir die BNG-literatuurprys 2007 genomineer. De Coster lewer gereeld bydraes aan tydskrifte en koerante soos die Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, de Volkskrant, NRC Handelsblad, Vrij Nederland en le Soir. Sy is in die kern redaksie van die literêre tydskrif Dietsche Warande & Belfort, is aktief by toneel en video betrokke en werk graag saam met beeldende kunstenaars. Haar roman Dit is van mij (2009) word vir die AKO Literatuurprys en die Gouden Uil benoem. In 2013 verskyn haar sesde roman, Wij en ik.


Саскиа де Костер (1976) започнува да пишува на две години по што прави долга пауза пред нејзиното дебитантско објавување во 2002 година со Vrije Val (Слободно паѓање). Ова беше проследено две години подоцна со Jeuk (Јадежот) и во 2006, Eeuwige roem (Вечна слава). Во 2007 беше номинирана за литературната награда BNG. Де Костер редовно придонесува за други списанија и весници, како Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, de Volkskrant, NRC Handelsblad, Vrij Nederland и le Soir. Член е на уредништвото во Dietsche Warande & Belfort, а исто така активна е и на полето на театарот и видеата и со задоволство соработува со визуелни уметници. Нејзиниот петти роман, Dit is van mij (Ова е мое, 2009), доби одлични критики и беше номиниран за литературните награди Gouden Uil и AKO.