Welcome to the website of Dutch author Ineke Riem

Ineke (born in 1980) is a writer and poet from Amsterdam. Her work includes two novels, a collection of short stories and two collections of poetry. She is known for her imaginative style and delicate ink drawings. She writes about transformation, nature, history and eastern philosophies.

She studied Literature at Groningen University (NL) and University College London (UK). She also studied a year at Rietveld Art Academy (NL). Her first novel ‘Seven Attempts to Wake Up a Loved One’ - a modern day fairytale with a twist - was awarded the Bronze Owl Prize for best debut in 2013 and was shortlisted for the Academica Literature Prize 2014.

Ineke Riem is currently working on her third novel, about a Dutch astronomer who travels to Maunakea Observatories in Hawaii and falls in love with a native Hawaiian who is protesting against the construction of a new telescope. Can these two worlds come together? 

For more information please contact the Foreign Rights Managers at Singel Publishers: foreignrights@singeluitgeverijen.nl

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