Sander Kollaard (1961) has lived and worked in Sweden since 2006. He made his debut in 2012 with the short story collection, Immediate Return of Your Loved Ones, which was awarded the Lucy B. en C.W. van der Hoogtprijs. His frst novel, Stage Four, was published in 2015 and was selected ‘Book of the Month’ by the infuential Dutch talk show De Wereld Draait Door. In 2020 A Dog’s Day was awarded the Libris Literature Prize and sold over 100.000 copies.