Liesbeth van Dalsum 

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Liesbeth van Dalsum, born on 22nd December 1975 in Haren, is one of the few Dutch female poets who have devoted themselves to writing mathematical poetry, a movement highly popular among mathematicians.

Liesbeth van Dalsum, autumn 2005
photo - courtesy Curly Hair Styles Magazine

For National Pi-day, she gave her exceptional Pi-poem to crown prince Willem Alexander. Van Dalsum writes love poetry, too. She works as a journalist on the isle of Epibreren.

Poems of hers were published in e.g. 'Millennium', 'De Rottend Staal Nieuwsbrief' and in the Groninger Dagblad. As a journalist she writes for the Epibreren village post: 'De Epibode' and the poetry daily Rottend Staal Online. In this capacity she interviewed, amongst others, Osama bin Laden, just before his disappearance in December 2001.

Readers of the feminist magazine Opzij decided that Liesbeth van Dalsum is one one the ten most beloved female poets from the Netherlands.

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