AUTHORS

Héctor Abad

Héctor Abad was born in Medellín, Colombia, in 1958, where he studied medicine...

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Kader Abdolah

Kader Abdolah (Iran) is also the author of three other Dutch novels released in English...

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Rodaan Al Galidi

Rodaan Al Galidi is a poet and writer. Born in Iraq and trained as a civil engineer...

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Johannes Anyuru

Johannes Anyuru (Sweden, 1979), the son of a Ugandan father and a Swedish mother...

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Ayesha Harruna Attah

Ayesha Harruna Attah (Ghana) moved to the US at the age of seventeen, where...

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Gary Barker

Gary Barker is an author, researcher, and human rights activist. He is founder and...

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Frédéric Beigbeder

Frédéric Beigbeder is a journalist and critic, and is responsible for the literary...

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Linda Boström Knausgård

Linda Boström Knausgård (Sweden) is an author and poet, as well as a producer of...

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Saskia de Coster

Saskia de Coster (Belgium) is an author as well as a visual artist, playwright, and...

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Mia Couto

Mia Couto, born in Beira, Mozambique, in 1955, is one of the most prominent...

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Bram Dehouck

Bram Dehouck (Belgium) was the first author ever to win both the Golden Noose and the...

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Adeline Dieudonné

Adeline Dieudonné was born in 1982 and lives in Brussels. A playwright and short-story...

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Renate Dorrestein

Renate Dorrestein (1954–2018) is an internationally bestselling author who occupies a...

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Esther Gerritsen

Esther Gerritsen (the Netherlands) is an established novelist and playwright...

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Anne-Gine Goemans

Anne-Gine Goemans (1971) is a Dutch journalist and novelist. Goemans debuted in 2008...

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Benoîte Groult

Benoîte Groult was born in Paris in 1920. She studied classical philology and then...

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Golnaz Hashemzadeh

As a young child, Golnaz Hashemzadeh (Iran) fled with her parents to Sweden...

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Kristien Hemmerechts

Kristien Hemmerechts’ extensive output includes more than twenty novels, and numerous...

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Anna Janko

Anna Janko is one of the best-known contemporary Polish writers. A poet and literary...

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Pierre Jarawan

Pierre Jarawan was born in 1985 to a Lebanese father and a German mother and moved to...

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Erling Kagge

ERLING KAGGE is a Norwegian polar explorer, mountaineer, author, lawyer ...

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Tom Lanoye

Tom Lanoye is an award-winning, highly acclaimed Belgian novelist, poet, and playwright...

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Amin Maalouf

Amin Maalouf was born in Beirut in 1949. He studied economics and ...

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Paolo Maurensig

Paolo Maurensig was born in Gorizo, and lives in Udine, Italy. Now a bestselling author...

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Asha Miró and Anna Soler-Pont

Asha and Anna’s live-changing experiences inspired them to write the novel Traces of...

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Marente de Moor

Marente de Moor worked as a correspondent in Saint Petersburg for a number of years...

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Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang is one of the most exciting contemporary female black voices in lit…

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Håkan Nesser

Håkan Nesser is among Sweden’s most renowned authors. He made his name with...

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Christine Otten

Christine Otten (Netherlands), writer, performer and theater maker, is driven by a...

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Pilar Quintana

Pilar Quintana is a Colombian author. She debuted with Cosquillas en la lengua ...

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Jaap Robben

The multitalented Jaap Robben is a Dutch poet, novelist, playwright and performer…

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Tatiana de Rosnay

Tatiana de Rosnay, of English, French, and Russian descent, was born in 1961 ...

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Abnousse Shalmani

Abnousse Shalmani was born in Tehran in 1977. Her family went into exile...

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Carol Shields

Carol Shields (1935–2003) was an award-winning American-born Canadian author...

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Steinnun Sigurðardóttir

Steinunn Sigurðardóttir is a highly acclaimed Icelandic novelist and poet ...

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Charles den Tex

Charles den Tex is the Netherlands’ leading thriller writer. His work has been...

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Emanuele Trevi

Emanuele Trevi is an Italian writer and critic whose essay on the poet Pietro Tripodo...

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Jan Vantoortelboom

Jan Vantoortelboom teaches English at The University of Applied Sciences in Vlissingen…

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Annelies Verbeke

Annelies Verbeke is a writer of novels, short stories and plays. She made her literary...

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Bert Wagendorp

Bert Wagendorp has covered many cycling events for newspaper De Volkskrant, and...

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