Mischa Andriessen (1970) is a writer, translator and critic. He regularly publishes texts on music and the visual arts for publications including Trouw and het Financiële Dagblad. In 2008 he published his debut collection of poetry entitled ‘Uitzien met D’ for which he won the C.Buddingh’-prijs. For his second collection ‘Huisverraad’, he received the 2012 J.C. Bloemprijs. In 2014 he was awarded with the Charlotte Koehler Stipendium, and in August 2016 a new volume called ‘Dwalmgasten’ will be published.