Mark Boog

Mark Boog (1970) studied Artificial Intelligence and is a novelist and an award-winning poet. His first novel, The Punch, for which he received the C. Buddingh Prize for debut novelists. He wrote five poetry books and two other novels, The Half of Love and The Warmth of Self-deceit. Nikki Dekker translated some of his poems for the Eyewear blog.

His collection of poems called The Encyclopedia of Long Words received the VSB Poetry Prize, and I Understand the Murderer was longlisted for the AKO Literature Prize. Two poetry books have been published in Lithuania (It Was Never This Clear and a collection of poems), and I Understand the Murderer was published in Germany by DuMont Verlag in 2012.

In 2012 Mark Boog also published a picture book with photographer Eddo Hartmann about the Greek island Zakynthos, along with the reissue of his debut, The Punch.

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