Poetry International


Poetry International Foundation
Westersingel 16
3014 GN Rotterdam

phone +31 10 28 22 777
e-mail info(@)


The board of Poetry International

Siebe Weide | chair
Mireille Pondman | secretary

Hans Bousie
Babeth Fotchind (as of january 15, 2020)
Martin de Haan
Miriam Piters (as of january 15, 2020)


Poetry International staff

managing director
Inez Boogaarts (from 1 Octobre 2019) | directie(@)

Jan Baeke | baeke(@)
Feline Streekstra | streekstra(@)

Poetry Academy

editorial and website
Jan Willem van Hemert | webmaster | hemert(@)
Lisa Katz | interim central editor

communication and press
Jan Coerwinkel | coerwinkel(@)

Marjolijn Abel | abel(@)
Katja Nootenboom | nootenboom(@)

Khalid Azizi | Azizi(@)
Katja Nootenboom | nootenboom(@)

coordination of translations
Feline Streekstra | streekstra(@)

archive and digitisation
Jan Willem van Hemert | hemert(@)
Alice Voortman-Frielink | voortman(@)

(to avoid spam mail, the @ has been placed in parentheses in the email addresses above)
The work done by our many volunteers, interns and freelance workers is vitally important in the organisation and implementation of our various projects. As such, Poetry International is always looking for new talent. If you would like to know more, please send an e-mail  to info(@) or call +31 (0)10 282 27 77.