Tsead Bruinja

Tsead Bruinja, a poet from Amsterdam, made his debut in 2000 with the Frisian language collection, De wizers yn it read (The meters in red). His debut in the Dutch language, Dat het zo hoorde (The way it should sound; 2003) was nominated for the Jo Peters Poetry Prize in 2004. Bruinja’s publications include anthologies—Kutgedichten (Twat Poems) and Droom in Blauwe regenjas: nieuwe Friese dichters (Dream in a Blue Raincoat: New Frisian poets)—and poetry collections—Overwoekerd (Overgrown; 2010), and Angel (Hook; 2008). He also performs in the Netherlands and abroad, with musician Jaap van Keulen and the flamenco dancer, Tanja van Susteren. 
Year: 2014-15