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Simon van der Geest
Simon van der Geest (2015)
Simon van der Geest (2015)
Born 12 February 1978 (1978-02-12) (ageĀ 43)
Gouda, Netherlands
Occupation Writer
Language Dutch
Notable awards

Simon van der Geest (born 12 February 1978) is a Dutch writer and poet.


Van der Geest made his debut as children's writer in 2009 with the book Geel Gras.

He won the Gouden Griffel award twice: in 2011 for his book Dissus and in 2013 for his book Spinder. He also won the Jan Wolkers Prijs 2013 for the book Spinder.

In 2015, he published the book Per ongelukt!, the Kinderboekenweekgeschenk published during the Kinderboekenweek of 2015.


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