Willemijn Peene new publisher Lebowski
The board of Overamstel Publishers has appointed Willemijn Peene (35) as the new publisher of Lebowski. She will start on January 1st, 2022. Martijn Griffioen, director of Overamstel: ‘In Willemijn, we have found a competent and enthusiastic publisher. Bold, and moreover part of a new generation. I am pleased with her arrival and look forward to continue building Lebowski Publishers together in the coming years.’
Willemijn: ‘I am delighted with this opportunity. Lebowski's beautiful list is full of books that let us experience that the things we find, feel and think are collective in nature. And there are so many more stories to tell, voices to be heard. I can't wait to discover them, meet all the authors and commit myself fully to this characteristic and progressive publishing house.’
Fifteen years ago, Willemijn Peene took her first steps in the book trade. She worked at Meulenhoff Boekerij in various positions for seven years and currently works as an acquiring editor at Ambo|Anthos.
Lebowski is an innovative publishing house, which focuses on high-quality literature, new talent, unexpected rediscoveries, and personal non-fiction. Both international and local.