Raoul de Jong
Raoul de Jong (b. 1984) travelled through West Africa for four months at the age of nineteen, survived New York for four months with fifty dollars in his pocket and walked from Rotterdam to Marseille. He has written columns and articles for newspapers and magazines. He has published six novels, including De grootsheid van het al (The Vastness of the Universe, 2013) and Dagboek van een adolescent (Diary of an Adolescent, 2018).