The Objective on La Ultima Guerra

‘The Last War confronts us with similarities between past and present and forces us to reflect on how prejudice might influence the future. […] The Last War allows the reader to delve into complex human relationships; in its style we might discover traces of writers like Nabokov, Borges or Bob Dylan, brushstrokes of reality in…

Interview in La Razón

‘“The Last War,” Daan Heerma Van Voss’ most historical reference book of five, is actually an analysis of today and, therefore, touches on many of the relevant aspects of the last decade.’ Want to read the whole interview? Click here.  

El Periódico: nice words for La Ultima Guerra

‘According to Dutch writer Daan Heerma van Voss, there are “things of the past that explain the present” and that is precisely what he wanted to show in his last novel, “The Last War”, in which he invites to reflect on how History is repeated and how prejudices condition society. […] In many cases, people…

Interview in La Verdad

‘A fine line links the Europe of the 30s of the 20th century and that of the second decade of the 21st century. This is what writer Daan Heerma van Voss (Amsterdam, 1986) shows in his new novel, ‘The Last War’ (Malpaso), about the traces that armed confrontation leaves in societies, for many years to…

Todo Literatura praises ‘La Ultima Guerra’

‘In Spain a handful of good Dutch writers of a great literary quality are known, among that plethora of authors are Cees Nooteboom or Herman Koch. Now we can add a new contender to this list: author Daan Heerma van Voss who has just published the Spanish edition of his latest book “The Last War”.’…

2017 and 2018: writer in residence in Bergen (Duitsland / Germany)

In 2017 en 2018 zal Daan Heerma van Voss writer in residence zijn in Bergen, Duitsland. Hij zal hier dan regelmatig verkeren. In 2017 and 2018 Daan Heerma van Voss will be wirter in residence of Bergen, Germany. He will be there regularly. ‘Es gibt zwei Länder, mit denen Bergen langjährige besondere freundschaftliche Beziehungen unterhält….

Juni / Juni in Tel Aviv; project with Nir Baram

Op uitnodiging van het Letterenfonds zal Daan Heerma van Voss de gehele maand juni in Tel Aviv verkeren, waar hij samen met Nir Baram aan een project werkt. Invitated by the Dutch Literary Fund Daan Heerma van Voss will be staying in Tel Aviv for the month of June, where he will be collaborating with…

Bijdrage aan ‘Als dit zo doorgaat’ (Ambo / Anthos), verschijningsdatum: 10 maart

Uit persbericht: ‘Nieuwe verhalen over de wereld die ons wacht als dit zo doorgaat… Vierentwintig schrijvers zetten de zeggingskracht van literatuur in om invoelbaar te maken wat er op het spel staat – nu en in de toekomst – als de abnormaliteit van het trumpisme normaliseert en de opmars van het populisme doorzet. Welke wereld…