van der Zijl, Annejet


Annejet van der Zijl is a Dutch writer. Born in 1962, she studied mass communication at the UVA in Amsterdam and did a MA International Journalism at City University in London. She worked in magazine journalism until 2000, meanwhile publishing her first book Jagtlust, about a ramshackle villa that was a meeting place for many artists and poets in the sixties. Annejet van der Zijl lives in Amsterdam with her husband, a journalist. Annejet’s previous books The Boy Between Worlds and An American Princess have been very successful in the USA.