Bart Chabot (b. 1954) began his career as a poet with Popcorn in 1980. He broke through to a larger audience with his four-part biography of the Dutch musician Herman Brood. In 2008 he was awarded the Johnny van Doorn Prize for spoken letters. In 2011 his book Deeper Layers, a personal account of Chabot’s cerebellar pontine angle tumour, was published, as were his debut novel Triggerhappy in 2013 and the novel Easy Street in 2016.
Recent title – English material available:
Mijn vaders hand (Daddy’s Hand), 2020