Tjitske Jansen 

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Tjitske Jansen from Utrecht, born on that crisp spring day of 3th March 1971 in Barneveld, is a poet. She also works as a playwright, actress, theatre and creative writing tutor, and as a cook, Mediterranean style. In 2001 she won both the jury and audience prize during the Poetry Slam in Festina Lente in Amsterdam for performing her poetry. Poetry her colleagues wrote up as 'very physical', 'exciting', 'cheeky and intelligent' and 'laconically good'.

Poems of hers made it into the anthology Vanuit de lucht (Out of the Air; Passage, 2001). In 2002 she performed at a variety of events including De Nachten (Antwerp), Poëziemarathon (Groningen), Grand City Slam at Wintertuin (Nijmegen) and at pop festival Lowlands.

On 21st September 2003 her poetry debut appeared, entitled Het moest maar eens gaan sneeuwen (It's About Time It Started Snowing; Podium publ.)

More about Jansen here and please browse for more information about her.

Tjitske Jansen:

Dutch Literary Productions and Translations Foundation
Mr Bas Pauw:
Singel 464
1017 AW  Amsterdam
tel.: +31 (0)20.620.62.61
fax: +31 (0)20.620.71.79

Uitgeverij Podium
Singel 450
1017 AV  Amsterdam
tel:  +31-(0)20-421.38.30
fax: +31-(0)20-421.37.76

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