Daan Heerma van Voss (1986) is a novelist and historian. He has often been hailed as one of the front runners of his generation. He has written essays and articles for several national and international newspapers, such as NRC, Humo, De Morgen, Vrij Nederland, Das Magazin, De Volkskrant, Haaretz (Israel), Dissidentbloggen (Sweden), Svenska Dagbladet, PEN International, Vogue US and The New York Times. His novel Sunday Man was nominated for the Anton Wachter Prize in 2012 and The Land 32 was nominated for the Halewijn Prize and the Cutting Edge Award). Ultimatum was nominated for the Diamanten Kogel. He was also awarded De Tegel for extraordinary journalistic achievements. Showing Colours, his book on racism was bought more than 11,000 times in two days. His work has been translated in various languages, including Chinese.