Jaap Robben

Jaap Robben

Jaap Robben (b. 1984) is a writer, poet and theatre director. His widely acclaimed novel 'Birk', published in the UK and the US as You Have Me to Love, won the Dioraphte Prize, the ANV Debut Prize, and was voted Best Book of 2014 by Dutch booksellers. It has since been translated into four languages. 'Summer Brother' (2018) was longlisted for the 2021 International Booker International Prize and is made into a movie.

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