Stefaan van den Bremt
Stefaan van den Bremt (Belgium) is a Flemish-speaking poet, translator, and essayist. Born in 1941, in 1963 he graduated Masters of Arts (romance languages) from the University of Louvain. Between his debut in 1968, van den Bremt published fifteen books of poetry, most recently Stemmen uit het Laagland (Voices from the Marshland), in 2001. He is the recipient of the Belgian National Prize for Literary Translations in 1988. Among the writers he has translated into Dutch are Bertolt Brecht, Franz Kafka, Nicolas Guillen, Octavio Paz, Rene Vazquez Diaz, Jaime Sabines, Marie Gevers, Maurice Maeterlinck, Emile Verhaeren and Marc Dugardin. He lives in Brussels.