Mark Schaevers (b. 1956) works as a journalist for the weekly Humo. He made his debut in 1994 with Atlas and wrote a play and several books about author Hugo Claus, including De Wolken (The Clouds). Uit de geheime laden van Hugo Claus (From the secret drawers of Hugo Claus), based on the writer’s archive. He wrote about exile in an earlier book, Oostende, de zomer van 1936 (Ostend, the Summer of 1936). Orgelman (Organ Man), a biography on the artist Felix Nussbaum who was destroyed by Hitler, was published in 2015 to much acclaim and received the Golden Owl Prize. It will be published this year by Galiani Verlag in Germany.