Radna Fabias (1983) was born and raised in Curaçao. She is a graduate of HKU University of the Arts Utrecht. In 2018 she debuted as a poet with the poetry collection Habitus which was awarded the C. Buddingh’-prize, the Awater Poetry prize and the Herman de Coninck prize. Most recently the collection won the Netherlands’ Grand Poetry Prize (2019). She was hailed as the Dutch literary talent of 2019 by De Volkskrant. Fabias’ poetry has been translated into English, French and Spanish.
Thanks to the Dutch Foundation for Literature for their support