Authors / Peter Middendorp

Peter Middendorp

Peter Middendorp

© Keke Keukelaar

PETER MIDDENDORP (b. 1971) made his breakthrough with Trusted Benefits, hailed by critics and awarded the Groninger Book Prize. You Are Mine was nominated for the Bookspot Literature Prize, awarded the Groninger Book Prize, and translated into German. Peter Middendorp has been a columnist for de Volkskrant since 2012.

Recent title – English material

Neven (Cousins), 2022

Press on Cousins:

'Peter Middendorp precisely captures the conflicting emotions of a cannabis dealer with a guilty conscience. The final scene is simply majestic.' – de Volkskrant

'Peter Middendorp is a writer to be reckoned with. His sentences are like diamonds: solid, strong and brilliant.' **** – NRC Handelsblad

'Peter Middendorp is a crafty writer. He invites readers into the head of Cousins' main character. And that is a pretty scary place to be.' **** – Dagblad van het Noorden

'Middendorp is a master of gritty drama and writes seemingly effortless sentences that don't flaunt their extreme precision, although they do contain a healthy dose of dark humour.' – Trouw