Eva Meijer

Eva Meijer (1980) is a philosopher, visual artist, writer and singer-songwriter. Both her fiction and non-fiction works have been translated into twenty languages. Since the publication of her first novel in 2011, her works received numerous awards, including the Halewijnprijs honouring her oeuvre. Her books have been met enthusiastically by the Dutch media and international press – including reviews in The Guardian, Der Spiegel and The New York Review of Books. Recurring themes include language, silence, madness, nonhuman animals, and politics. Meijer also works as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam and Wageningen University.

She writes essays and columns for NRC and is a member of the Multispecies Art Collective.