Writer Ernest of the Brush wins Dioraphte Literatour Price
The ice cream makers of Ernest of the Brush to apply is Friday, awarded with the Dioraphte Literatour Price. Jennifer Niven won with her book Where the light is the audience.
Van der Kwast won the prize of five other nominees: see The sea of Koos Meinderts, and The file of Arnon Grunberg, The hours of Zimmerman from Karolien Berkvens, Oliver Edward van de Vendel and Underdog of Elfie Tromp.
The audience was more than 10,000 young people chosen. Both winners will get a cheque of 15,000 euros by winning the prize.
With the award of the literature prize is the book week for young people launched. Seventeen authors visit in the week 140 vmbo and havo schools.