Ineke Holzhaus (Netherlands)
Ineke Holzhaus has presented The Maastricht International Poetry Nights with Daan Cartens since its beginnings in 1998. She is a writer and performing artist, and has produced theatrical performances for various companies and radio plays. She first started publishing her poems in 2006. Her most recent collection Waar je was appeared in 2011 (Azul Press), followed this year by a collection of short stories, called Meisje in het blauw. Groeisels, a volume for young readers, will appear in spring 2013. Ineke Holzhaus presents the programme Poetry on Sunday at the OBA, the Amsterdam public library, and performs in Elektra, mijn opa en ik, a family drama around her poetry and prose.