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Lieke Marsman

Lieke Marsman is a Dutch writer and the current Poet Laureate of the Netherlands. In 2018 Lieke was diagnosed with bone cancer. In the months following the diagnosis she wrote The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes, which was translated into English by Sophie Collins and published by Liverpool University Press. Her novel The Opposite of a Person was longlisted for the ECI Literature Prize.