Carmien Michels (1990) dances between pen and stage, between urban and classical. She studied Word at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp. As a graduation project she wrote her debut novel We zijn water, which appeared at the Bezige Bij in 2013 and made the shortlist for the De Debuutprijs and De Bronzen Uil 2014. Her second novel Vraag het aan de bliksem appeared in September 2015 at Uitgeverij Polis. She is also highly valued in other genres. In 2011 she won the Dutch NTR Radio Prize. In the final of the Belgian Poetry Slam Championship she won the public award in 2014. In January 2016 she won the Dutch Championship Poetry Slam and in May 2016 she won bronze at the World Championship in Paris. Since November 2016 she is a European Champion in Poetry Slam. In 2017 she was writing her poetry debut abroad. In addition, she organizes, presents, teaches and collaborates with artists of all kinds.
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Subjects: specific teaching methodology Drama: module text and creation