About Marieke Poelmann

Marieke Poelmann (1988) studied Media and Journalism at the University of Amsterdam. She interned at the Dutch national broadcaster NOS and at the local Amsterdam newschannel AT5. After receiving her Master’s degree in Journalism, Marieke worked as a producer for the Dutch news- and current affairs program ‘Nieuwsuur’ (News Hour) in New York. Marieke currently works as a freelance journalist for the national newspaper nrc.next and is writing her second book, a novel that will also be published by De Bezige Bij (The Busy Bee): one of the leading literary publishers in the Netherlands.