After gaining her Master’s degree in journalism, Marieke Poelmann (b. 1988) worked in New York as a producer for the Dutch news and current affairs programme Nieuwsuur. She currently works as a freelance journalist for the national newspaper NRC.next and is writing her second book, a novel.
Recent title – English material
Alles om jullie heen is er nog (Everything Around You is Still There), 2015
Press on Everything Around You is Still There:
Besides being a moving story about sudden loss, this is a thoroughly intriguing (and sometimes shocking) family history. Marieke Poelmann has a strong and distinctive voice. A book that will buzz around in your head long after you’ve finished it. – HERMAN KOCH, author of The Dinner
A wise and moving book. – VOGUE
Genuine and honest narrative; no room for sentimentality. – TROUW
- Alles om jullie heen is er nog (Everything Around You is Still There), 2015