Van Oorschot is Holland’s oldest surviving independent publisher. Ever since its foundation in 1945, by the legendary publisher G.A. van Oorschot, it has been building a list of the most renowned and respected Dutch literary authors, such as A. Alberts, M. Vasalis, Rutger Kopland, W.F. Hermans, Gerard Reve, and J.J. Voskuil.
Over recent years the company, still proudly independent, has been publishing a new generation of talented writers like Nico Dros, Ester Naomi Perquin, Miek Zwamborn, Otto de Kat, Stephan Enter, Marijke Schermer, Gilles van der Loo, Martin Michael Driessen, Maria Barnas, Nicolien Mizee, Erik Lindner, Sander Kollaard, all of which were published to great acclaim.