Lize Spit (1988) lives in Brussels. She writes scenarios, prose, and poetry and has been published in several literary magazines. She teaches writing at the LUCA School of the Arts in Brussels and works as a columnist for the newspaper De Morgen. Her debut novel The Melting received praise from the Flemish and Dutch press and sold over 60,000 copies in five months. Author photo: © Keke Keukelaar.