Ferskil tusken ferzjes fan "Joost Zwagerman"

Zwagerman made his debut with the novel ''De houdgreep'' in 1986. His second novel, ''Gimmick!'' (1989), was adapted as a play, and reached a much wider audience. He wrote his third book, ''Vals licht'', in 1991 and was awarded the [[ECI Literatuurprijs|AKO Literatuurprijs]]. ''Vals Licht'' was the basis for a movie by [[Theo van Gogh (film director)|Theo van Gogh]] (1993).
More novels followed, including ''Chaos en Rumoer'', ''Zes Sterren'' and ''De buitenvrouw''.
Zwagerman syn wurk is oerset yn tolve talen, ûnder oaren yn it [[Dútsk]], [[Frânsk]] en [[Japansk]].
Zwagerman's work has been translated into twelve languages, including German, French and Japanese.
Besides books, Zwagerman also published gedichten en essays. His first collection of poems was published in 1987 ''Langs de doofpot''. TheHy krige de Awater poëzy priis was awarded for his mostfoar recentde collectionsamling ''Roeshoofd hemelt'', dy't fjouris werprinte waard.
AmongUnder hissyn essayessaybondels works are thebinne ''Pornotheek Arcadië'' (2001) anden ''Het vijfde seizoen'' (2003).
Zwagerman waswie alsoteffens activein aswarber a columnist for the Dutch newspaperskollumnist, previously for thefoar ''[[de Volkskrant]]'' (1998–2002) anden sincesûnt 2001 forfoar ''[[NRC Handelsblad]]''. Additionally he was the host of a Dutch television programme (''Zomergasten'') and appeared in theater with the Dutch writer [[Ronald Giphart]].
Besides his work as a writer and columnist, he also frequently appeared on Dutch national television, in the program [[De Wereld Draait Door]],<ref>[http://dewerelddraaitdoor.vara.nl/ dewerelddraaitdoor.vara.nl]</ref> broadcast by [[VARA]],<ref>[http://vara.nl/ vara.nl]</ref> where he often held mini-lectures on art-related topics. As an amateur art lover himself, Zwagerman enjoyed transmitting his love for art to a wider audience.