On Antwerp in the 1990s
Wrote 'Dieven van vuur' on the city of Antwerp in the 90's
Ivo Victoria (1971) was born in Flanders, but lives and works in Amsterdam since 2002. His debut Hoe ik nimmer de Ronde van Frankrijk voor min-twaalfjarigen won (en dat het me spijt) was published in 2009. His following novel Gelukkig zijn we machteloos (2011) was nominated for the Libris Literatuurprijs 2012. Dutch magazine HP/De Tijd called Victoria’s blog one of the best literary blogs from the Netherlands. Victoria’s next novel will appear in March, 2014. It’s called Dieven van vuur and entails the story of the trendy Antwerp scene in the 90’s.
Victoria will tell about and read from this novel during the Grand Finale.