AUTHOR

ABOUT

Chris Polanen

Chris Polanen (1963) is a vet in Amsterdam’s Southeast district. The author was born and bred in Surinam and immigrated to Holland when he was twenty. He started writing to get over his homesickness. He wrote columns and short stories that were published in both Holland and Surinam. In 2011 he won the most prestigious literary award in Surinam for his short story Carnaval.