Wessel te Gussinklo
Wessel te Gussinklo studied psychology in Utrecht. 1986 saw the appearance of his first novel, The Forbidden Garden, which was awarded the Anton Wachter Prize. His second novel, The Task (1995), received the Lucy B. en C.W. van der Hoogt Prize and the F. Bordewijk Prize, and was nominated for the Libris Literature Prize and the Gouden Uil. A new edition is in preparation. Very Bright Light (2014) is nominated for the AKO Literature Prize.