Bas Heijne Website
Bastiaan Johan “Bas” Heijne is a Dutch writer and translator. He was born in Nijmegen and studied English language and literature in Amsterdam. Heijne published in De Tijd, NRC Handelsblad, HP, De Groene Amsterdammer, and Vrij Nederland. Since 1991, he works for NRC Handelsblad. He translated works by E.M. Forster and Evelyn Waugh. Heijne won the Henriette Roland Holst Prize for the book Hollandse toestanden (2005) with a collection of his columns from NRC Handelsblad.