Yannick Dangre (b. 1987), ‘Talent of 2016’ (NRC Handelsblad), is a writer and poet. He graduated in Dutch and French literature and made his debut at the age of twenty-two with the novel Vulcano Fruit, which was extremely well received and won him the Debut Prize. Dangre then made a succesful debut as a poet. His collection Girl I Still Like was nominated for the C. Buddingh’ Prize and awarded the Herman De Coninck Prize. In September 2012 his second novel appeared, March Rooms, and in 2014 his second poetry collection, With Retrospective Effect.