Niña Weijers studied literary theory in Amsterdam and Dublin. She has published short stories, essays, and articles in various literary magazines, such as Das Magazin, De Gids, and De Revisor. In 2010 she won the writing competition Write Now!. She’s a regular contributor to the weekly magazine De Groene Amsterdammer, and an editor of De Gids. Her debut novel De consequenties (The Consequences) was published in May 2014. It won the Anton Wachter Prize 2014 for best first novel, the Opzij Feminist Literature Prize, the 2014 Lucy B. & C.W. van der Hoogt Prize, and was shortlisted for the Libris Prize and the Golden Book Owl, the two most important Dutch and Flemish literary awards, the latter of which awarded her with the Reader’s Choice Award.
Let It Go: Niña Weijers’s Debut Novel and Understanding the Universe
Rebecca Waldron on Niña Weijers's novel of self-erasure and self-discovery....