On January 28, 2008 the book "Wees Niet Wreed" (Don't Be Cruel) will be released at the Dutch poetry "Weerwoord" festival.
Eighty (famous) writers have made poets about Elvis Presley that will be presented. The book is compiled by two acknowledged Dutch writers; John Schoorl and Kees 't Hart.
John Schoorl is journalist for one of Hollands leading newspapers, De Volkskrant. In 2005 he has won the 'Pop Press Prize' for his book 'Een Soulman In De Achterhoek'. He also writes for highstandard popmagazines such as 'Heaven' and 'Wah Wah'.
Kees 't Hart is a famous writer in the Netherlands, winning several important prizes over the years. The last one being the 'Multatuliprize' in 2002 for his novel 'De Revue'.
The book is published by Uitgeverij Nijgh & Van Ditmar (ISBN: 90-388-9033-8).
Source: Luyken / Updated: Dec 6, 2007