Biography

°Antwerp, 1953, Decembre 18th.

Occupation

Professional Author/Screenwriter (Film and Television) + Composer/Musician.

Studies

Ph.D Literature and Philosophy, University of Antwerp (1984).

Career

- Teacher Dutch Literature in several Schools (1979-1989); - Teacher 'Writing Techniques' at the Academy for Literary Writers, Antwerp (1990-1997); - Professional Novellist and Screenwriter since 1990; - Wrote novels, theatre plays, scripts (for Film and Television), radio plays, essays on modern Dutch literature and about 400 articles in newspapers and literary magazines; - Studied classical guitar at the Zoltan Kodaly Academy and, in the seventies, founded the popgroup POLTERGEIST; - Several MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS (jazz, pop, soundtrack, classic guitar)

Awards

- Visser-Neerlandia for Theatre (1990); - August Beernaert for the Novel (Royal Acadamy for Dutch Literature, 1991); - Nestor de Tièreprijs for Theatre (Royal Acadamy for Dutch Literature, 1994-1995); - ASLK-Script-Award voor Television scripts, 1996 You can read or download my Script (MEA CULPA), in Dutch or English version on:
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