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Alma Mathijsen

Alma Mathijsen

Alma Mathijsen (1984) studied Image & Language at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and Creative Writing in New York. She is the author of six plays, a collection of short stories and two novels. Mathijsen writes essays for the NRC Handelsblad.


Recent title – English material

Bewaar de zomer (Save The Summer), 2020

Ik wil geen hond zijn (I Don’t Want to Be a Dog), Nov. 2019 

Vergeet de meisjes (Forget the Girls), Sept. 2017


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A stimulating tale that bears witness to a fresh and original writing talent. – TROUW

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