DOORTJE SMITHUIJSEN (b. 1992) studied philosophy and journalism. In her journalistic work she prefers to study modern people: who they are and how they live. She made a documentary called My Daughter the Vlogger, about the parents of children with their own YouTube channels. Together with Lena Bril, Smithuijsen also hosts the Monica Geuze Fan Podcast, about life in the age of social media. She has written for NRC Handelsblad and Vrij Nederland, among other publications. Golden Mountains is her first book.
Recent title – English material available:
Gouden bergen (Golden Mountains), 2020