Vincent Overeem (b. 1974) has published short stories in the literary magazines De Gids and Tirade and is a regular guest on the cultural radio programme De Avonden. He made his debut in 2005 with Novembermeisjes (November Girls), a story collection. It was much praised by the critics and got nominated for the Gerard Walschap Literature Prize. Overeem’s equally well-received first novel, Misfit, was published in 2008.