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Gershwin Bonevacia

Gershwin Bonevacia

Gershwin Bonevacia

(The Netherlands, 0)

Gershwin Bonevacia has been Amsterdam's official poet from March 2019 to March 2022. He likes to approach topics such as the city, education and the past with a playful philosophical approach, and is just as likely to interweave Harry Potter or Balenciaga into his poems.

As a poet and writer, Gershwin collaborates with organizations such as the Van Gogh Museum, TEDx and the Dutch libraries.
His debut collection I Bought A Bicycle was published in 2017, a revised edition was published in 2019. His new poetry collection When I Was Little, I Wasn't Afraid has recently been published by Das Mag.

Gershwin Bonevacia will participate in the ode to Dutch poet K. Schippers, his predecessor as City Poet of Amsterdam: Thanks for listening: Ode to K. Schippers, Sunday 12 June, 15:00 hours in LantarenVenster 1. 

Sponsors
Gemeente Rotterdam
Nederlands Letterenfonds
Stichting Van Beuningen Peterich-fonds
Ludo Pieters Gastschrijver Fonds
Hendrik Muller fonds
Lira fonds
J.E. Jurriaanse
Literature Translation Institute of Korea
Partners
LantarenVenster – Verhalenhuis Belvédère