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Gerard Reve will receive the Prijs der Nederlandse Letteren on November 21, 2001. Every three years Dutch and Flemish authors take turns in receiving this prestigious honourary prize. The prize itself consists of € 16.000,-.
The people's author will be revered on many other occasion this year.
From December 1, 2001 until May 26, 2002 the The HagueLiterary Museum organizes an exhibition entitled Gerard Reve, teacher and confessor
On December 14 his personal friend Bram Peper opens the Great Reve Days at the same venue. These will last until December 16.
At the end of November the fiftieth reprint of his famous novel De Avonden (Eng.: The Evenings) will be celebrated. A de-luxe or popular edition will be made available.
De Avonden will also be made into a comic.
The Amsterdam University library lists a large number of books written by or about Gerard Reve. Lots of information can also be gathered from the internet. A good starting point will be the De Grote Gerard Reve Verzamelpagina.