Rodaan Al Galidi


Rodaan Al Galidi (1971) is a writer, poet and columnist. He fled from Iraq and arrived in the Netherlands in 1998. The difficult years which followed are described in his Dagboek van een ezel (2002). Since, as an asylum seeker, he was not allowed to go to school, he taught himself Dutch. He has already published eight books in Dutch and has been the recipient of numerous awards. During his stay in Brussels, Al Galidi concentrated on a new series of essays and poems.


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Tekst opgenomen in Aankomen in Brussel.Schrijvers op bezoek, cahier van Het beschrijf verkrijgbaar in de boekhandel.

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4.09.06 > 2.10.06

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