Anneke Brassinga (b. 1948) published essays, prose, eleven books of poems and numerous translations in to Dutch of a.o. Nabokov, Beckett and Plath. Her poetry was awarded the Herman Gorter Prize, the Paul Snoek Prize, the Ida Gerhardt Prize and the VSB Poetry Prize. She also won two major prizes for her complete works: the Constantijn Huygens Prize 2008 and the P.C. Hooft Award 2015.