Saskia de Coster
Saskia de Coster, of Belgium, is a visual artist, author, playwright, and regular participant in television debates. She is manager of Andermansland, a company that brings words into action in public space. She has written seven novels, five of which are translated. Her bestseller We and Me won the Cutting Edge Award (her third win), and the Opzij Literature Prize, and was nominated for several other prestigious prizes; it sold over 40k copies in the Netherlands and Belgium alone. Her work has been translated into ten languages.