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 | treasurer
Martin de Haan | secretary

Hans Bousie
Babeth Fotchind 
Miriam Piters 

Poetry International staff

managing director
Inez Boogaarts | boogaarts(@)

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

coordination of translations
Feline Streekstra | streekstra(@)

financial manager a.i.
Lars Brouwer | brouwer(@)

Jamilla Koetsier | koetsier(@)

Poetry Academy

education / Louder than a Bomb
Simone Dresens | educatie(@)
Christie van Hoffe | educatie(@)

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

communication and press
Jan Coerwinkel | coerwinkel(@)

Marjolijn Abel | abel(@)

Khalid Azizi | Azizi(@)

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.