Tommy Wieringa (b. Goor, the Netherlands, 1967) will work on a new novel at NIAS, which will be set against the background of a century; publication is expected in the spring of 2023 at De Bezige Bij Publishers. Tommy Wieringa is the author of bestselling novels such as Joe Speedboat, Little Ceasar (shortlist International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), and These Are the Names. His work received numerous important literary prizes in the Netherlands, and has been translated into more than 25 languages. Recent English translations include the novels The Blessed Rita (Scribe, 2020) and The Death of Murat Idrissi, which was longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2019. Wieringa also writes essays and columns for prominent Dutch newspapers, including NRC Handelsblad.