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Moya de Feyter

Belgium

Moya De Feyter (1993) wrote her first poems when she was ten and since then, she has never stopped writing. The Flemish poet studied theatre studies and she also enjoys performing her poems on stage. She performs in the Po√ęziebordeel, as her alter ego Ambrosia, where she shares her poems in an intimate setting. In 2015 she won De Feyter Frappant award, in 2017 she won the Poetry Competition of the University of Antwerp and in 2012 and 2017, she reached the final of Write Now. This year saw the publication of her debut collection Tot iemand eindelijk (Vrijdag, 2018), in which she explores the borders between illusion and reality, chronicle and fairy tale, cruelty and longing.

“Toen alle lentes stierven, bleef er van ons niets over dan de verdrietige warmte na een mooi gedicht” (When spring dies, no part of us remains except the sorrowful warmth after a beautiful poem)

 

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