Category: Literature

The Poetry of Things


Why does late American poet Robinson Jeffers deserve to have a voice in the Parliament of Things? Though he certainly classifies as a ‘treehugger’ – to use the modern derogatory term – Robinson Jeffers was much more. His life’s work…

Jury report


We were very pleased with 461 moving, original and funny entries for the writing contest of The Parliament of Things. The members of the jury (Marli Huijer, Melle Daamen, Arne Hendriks and Jelmer Mommers) have selected the nominees and the winners.…

A little more space


To listen or read: Fien Veldman was one of the winners of the writing contest. Last week her text ‘The Horizon was chosen as ‘Betoog van het Jaar‘ in de show of Frits Spits, on Radio1: “The first meeting of the Parliament…