Anne Eekhout (b. 1981) made her debut as a novelist in 2014, with Dogma (shortlisted for the Bronzen Uil and longlisted for the AKO Literatuurprijs). Her novel Op een nacht (nominated for the BNG Literatuurprijs) came out in 2016, and she won the Beste Boek voor Jongeren prize for Nicolas en de verdwijning van de wereld (2019). Mary (2021) has received excellent reviews in the press. The rights have been sold to thirteen territories so far.