Lize Spit (b. 1988), living in Brussels, gained a master’s degree in screenplay writing and has also written prose and poetry, published in several magazines. In 2013 she won both the jury prize and the readers’ prize at WriteNow!, a prestigious writing competition. Her debut novel The Melting was published to widespread acclaim and became an instant bestseller both in Flanders and beyond. Rights have been sold to more than 10 countries.
Listen to Lize Spit on 'Kopje Koffie' (‘Cup of Coffee’), a podcast produced by The Dutch Embassy in Berlin, the Dutch Foundation for Literature, in cooperation with Flanders Literature and the General Representation of the Government of Flanders.
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