Geert Buelens (b. 1971), poet, literary critic and cultural historian. Professor at Utrecht and Stellenbosch universities. Buelens has won multiple awards in the Netherlands and Flanders. His book on the European poets of World War I, Europe, Oh Europe!, has also been published in English (Verso), German (Suhrkamp) and Serbian (Karpos). His cultural world history of the 1960s was received as a standard work on publication and voted Book of the Year by various media in both the Netherlands and Flanders. The translation rights have been sold to Germany (Suhrkamp) and France (Éditions Saint-Simon).