Wytske Versteeg

Wytske Versteeg

Wytske Versteeg (b. 1983) debuted as a novelist in 2012 with 'Weightless', which won the Women’s Debut Prize, was nominated for the Opzij Literature Prize and longlisted for the AKO Prize.

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In 2008, her first non-fiction book This Is Not a Homeless Person was published and subsequently nominated for the Jan Hanlo Essay Prize. In 2014, her second novel Boy was awarded the BNG Literature Prize and translated into Danish, German, English, Italian, Croatian and Turkish. More novels followed — Quarantine in 2015, Grime in 2017 and Vanishing Point in 2020.

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