"What Only Painters See" by Willem M. Roggeman, translated by Philippe Ernewein

  • "What Only Painters See" by Willem M. Roggeman, translated by Philippe Ernewein

This collection of poems brings Belgium's "painter with words" to a new audience of English poetry readers. Awarded the Order of Leopold II for his cultural work, Willem M. Roggeman is a prolific writer, widely translated around the world. Through active support and guidance from Mr. Roggeman, translator Philippe Ernewein now introduces Roggeman’s fantastic Dutch poetry to the United States with What Only Painters See.


Willem M. Roggeman and Philippe Ernewein


Willem Maurits Roggeman is a Belgian poet, novelist, and art critic. His poetry has been widely translated, and he is a regular guest at international poetry festivals. He has also published two novels and several collections of articles on artists and highly regarded interviews with writers. In 1988, he was awarded the Order of Leopold II for his cultural work. His most recent book of poems is Bewegend portret (2022).
Philippe Ernewein is a native of Turnhout, Belgium. He is the Director of Education at the Denver Academy in Denver, Colorado, USA. Philippe’s published work can be found at www.rememberit.org.

Philippe Ernewein Website: www.rememberit.org

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  • Company: Bamboo Dart Press
  • Release Date: January 17, 2023
  • Availability: Coming Soon
  • $7.99