Jeroen Olyslaegers (b. 1967) writes columns, plays and prose. With his previous novels We (2009) and Profit (2012) he made a comeback in Dutch literature. In 2014 he was awarded the Ark Prize for the Free Word for his work and his social engagement, and the Edmond Hustinx Prize for his theatre work. Will won four major prizes in the Netherlands and Flanders and is the first of his books to be translated into English. Olyslaegers lives and works in Antwerp.