Wim Brands (The Netherlands, 1959) is a Dutch poet, journalist and radio/TV presenter. Since making his poetry debut in 1978, he has had his work published in many literary journals and has published poetry anthologies, including De schoenen van de buurman (1999) and Neem me mee, zei de hond (2010). Since 1987, he has produced radio shows and TV programmes for the VPRO broadcasting corporation, including the TV programme 'Boeken', as well as the radio show 'Brands met Boeken' for Radio 1. In addition, he teaches at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie university of applied sciences for fine arts and design.
For citybooks, Wim Brands wrote about Ghent. The English translation will be published soon.
Wim Brands writes a column for VPRO Boeken: boeken.vpro.nl/columns