BooksDe autist en de postduif, Thirsty River AwardsEuropean Union Prize for Literature
Writers unlimited 2012 festivalgedachte rodaan al galidi
Rodaan Al Galidi (born 1971) is a Dutch writer of Iraqi descent. A trained engineer, he fled his native Iraq and came to the Netherlands in 1998. Al Galidi writes both prose and poetry in Dutch, a language he taught himself. His novel De autist en de postduif (The autist and the carrier-pigeon) won the EU Prize for Literature.