Simone Atangana Bekono‘s award-winning first poetry collection, how the first sparks became visible (trans. David Colmer), is out now in English with Emma Press. She also writes prose, and published her debut novel Confrontaties (‘Confrontations’) in September 2020.
Simone Atangana Bekono will appear at the launch of The Dutch Riveter at the British Library on 17 March, alongside writers Karin Amatmoekrim and Maartje Wortel, translator Sam Garrett, singer VanWyck and illustrator and political cartoonist Henny Beaumont.
Here is The Dutch Riveter book list, should you want to buy any.
Photo of Simone Atangana Bekono by Gaby Jongenelen