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Gideon Samson
Samson (2020)
Samson (2020)
Born (1985-02-17) 17 February 1985 (ageĀ 37)
The Hague, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Notable awards

Gideon Samson (born 17 February 1985) is a Dutch writer of children's literature.


Samson made his debut as writer with the book Niks zeggen!. He received the Vlag en Wimpel award for this book in 2008. In March 2009, he published the book Ziek and he won the Zilveren Griffel award for this book, making him the youngest winner of this award. He also won the Vlag en Wimpel award in 2017 for the book Eilanddagen and in 2018 for the book Alle dieren drijven.

In 2019, he won three awards for his book Zeb.: the Zilveren Griffel, Gouden Griffel and the Nienke van Hichtum-prijs. His books have been published by the publisher Leopold.


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