Ewoud Kieft (b. 1977) is a writer, historian and musician. In 2015 he published Oorlogsenthousiasme. Europa 1900-1918 (War Enthusiasm. Europe 1900-1918), about how members of the cultural elite of the early twentieth century were transformed into militant radicals who glorified war. The history journal Historisch Nieuwsblad described it as a ‘magnificent and rich book’, concluding: ‘Ewoud Kieft is the most important young Dutch historian of the present day.’ In 2017 he published Het verboden boek (The Banned Book), followed in 2020 by De onvoltooiden (The Imperfected), his fiction debut.