Abdelkader Benali (The Netherlands) is one of the most prominent writers of the Netherlands. His debut novel Bruiloft aan zee (Wedding at Sea, 1996) has been translated into many languages, He received the prestigious Libris Prize for literature for his second novel, De Langverwachte (The Long-Awaited, 2002). As well as writing novels and plays, Benali publishes regularly in Dutch and international newspapers and magazines. He has been contributing to Narratives for Europe, an initiative of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF), since the beginning.
Abdelkader Benali contributes to 1 Night, 12 Hours, 100 Questions – Interview Marathon – June 1 18:00 in De Balie