Mirthe van Doornik

in English please

Mirthe van Doornik is a journalist and documentary maker. In 2016 she established herself as an important writing talent: Van Doornik won the jury prize for both the NPO Book Week Writing competition and the Scheltema Writers’ Academy. Her debut novel Other People’s Mothers (2018) has received various nominations and won the ANV Debut Prize 2019.

Other People’s Mothers was highlighted in The 10 Books of Holland 2018 for the Dutch Foundation of Literature.

Various magazines and newspapers wrote articles about Other People’s Mothers including De Volkskrant, Trouw, De Correspondent, Dagblad van het Noorden and NRC Handelsblad.