Adriaan van Dis


Country: Netherlands

A household name in the Netherlands, Adriaan Van Dis is an acclaimed Dutch novelist who also writes essays, poetry and plays. Raised in a colonial family with colored roots in the Dutch East Indies, he explores themes of identity, war traumas, migration and integration. He has written three award-winning novels about an uprooted family torn apart by silenced grief.

We regret to inform our audiences that Adriaan van Dis can no longer attend the UWRF17. 

Seorang Novelis asal Belanda, Adriaan Van Dis juga berprofesi sebagai seorang Penulis esai, puisi, dan drama. Dibesarkan dengan latar belakang keluarga kolonial Hindia-Belanda, ia mengeksplorasi tema identitas, trauma perang, migrasi, dan integrasi. Ia telah menulis tiga novel tentang keluarga terlantar yang dibungkamkan kesedihan dan ketiga novel tersebut berhasil meraih penghargaan.