Connie Palmen

Connie Palmen was born in Sint Odiliënberg, the Netherlands, and studied literature and philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. She is the author of The Laws, voted the European Novel of the Year and short-listed for the 1996 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; The Friendship, winner of the AKO Literature Prize; Lucifer; and the autobiographical novel I.M. Translations of Palmen’s work have been published in 24 countries. The English translation of her novel Your Story, My Story, based on the lives of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes, was published in January 2021 by Amazon Crossings.