Michael Olbrechts was born in Genk, a small town in Belgium, in 1987. He studied history at the University of Leuven and graphic design, specializing in illustration and comics, at the Hogeschool Sint-Lukas in Brussels. His De allerlaatste tijger (The Last Tiger on Earth; Oogachtend, 2014) won the Silversteraward for the best comic debut of the last two years in Belgium. His Vierenveertig na Ronny was published by Oogachtend in 2016.
Translated from Dutch by Michele Hutchison
Michele Hutchison was born in the UK in 1972 and has lived in Amsterdam since 2004 with her Dutch husband and two children. She was educated at UEA, Cambridge, and Lyon universities. She translates literary fiction and nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and children’s books. Recent translations include La Superba by Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer, Roxy by Esther Gerritsen, and Fortunate Slaves by Tom Lanoye. Photo © Maaike Koning, 2016