Radna Fabias

Radna Fabias is a poet from the Netherlands whose work has been translated into English, French and Spanish. She moved at the age of 17 from the Netherlands Antilles to  the Netherlands to study Writing for Performance  at the Utrecht School of the Arts.

Fabias made her debut as a poet in 2018 with the poetry collection Habitus, which was awarded the C. Buddingh’-prize that same year. The collection was proclaimed a masterpiece by all major critics, and in June 2018 she got a scholarship from the Dutch Literary Fund as one of 9 selected emerging literary talents.  Fabias is a seasoned performer whose poetry explicitly address major social problems such as racism and sexism.