VSB Fund stops supporting prestigious Dutch literary prize

Odile Heynders
3 minutes to read

On 30 August 2017 the Dutch VSB Fund announced to stop financing the VSB Poetry Prize after this year’s (the 24th) edition. Poetry or ‘the volume of an individual’ is considered to not fit into the new policy. Odile Heynders does not agree.

Putting two things together in a transforming public sphere

Academic paper
Odile Heynders
9 minutes to read

In her opening lecture, Odile Heynders took us back to the era of ballooning and the first selfie. She ended with the claim that Diggit Magazine has changed the world. People may not have noticed it yet, but the world changed nonetheless.