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Anne Provoost (born 26 July 1964 in Poperinge, Belgium) is a Flemish author who lives in Antwerp, Belgium, with her husband and three children. She is known for remaking myths, folk tales, fairy tales, and bible stories. She studied literature at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Total Books: 26
Once a year, she writes a letter to Hans Christian Andersen answering one of his stories. Apart from being a novelist, Provoost also writes essays on literature and literature for children, as well as short stories.
Her new book ‘Looking into the Sun’, Querido/Amsterdam, published April 2008, is the story of a young girl living on an Australian farm with her parents and half-sister. Her mother has bad eyesight and knows she may be going blind. ‘Looking into the sun’ received the Woman&Culture Award in The Netherlands in 2008 and the 3-yearly Culture Award of Flanders (that is the former State Prize) in 2009. It was published in French by Fayard.
Her novel In the Shadow of the Ark was longlisted for the International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award 2006. She is the Belgian nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen-award 2007.
Her work, originally published in Dutch, has been translated into at least 15 languages, among them French, German, English, Danish, Swedish and Portuguese. "Falling" is her most famous book, having won five Literary prizes in Europe
Anne Provoost is a member of The Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature.
In June 2007, she was a candidate for the Senate for the Green Party Groen!
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- Flutzeit [Junge Erwachsene] (Hardcover)ISBN-13: 9783357005201ISBN-10: 3357005204 ?
- Fallen [Ab 14 J.] (Paperback)ISBN-13: 9783407788863ISBN-10: 340778886X ?