Author of the poetry collection Hope's in Vain (2015). Playwright, producer, and director of Heaven forfend! (2011) and Gods / A Play (2016). Producer and director of Kenneth Koch's The Construction of Boston (2013).

Born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 27 years ago. Grew up in rural Flevoland. Of racially-mixed heritage and of the male homosexual persuasion. Likes drag culture, theatre, music, television series, and film. Graduated from VU University Amsterdam with a B.A. in Literatures in English and Literary Studies. Thesis on the postmodern reversing of literary realism as seen in Julian Barnes's Flaubert's Parrot.

Current Board Member of the Advisory Committee at and former Director of LGBT youth rights organisation Expreszo. Works in Finance at high-performance computing power house ClusterVision. Theatrical Producer at Martian Prince. Editor of The Canonical Notes. Supervising producer of A Streetcar Named Desire (2012). Actor (as Schlomo) in Naomi Wallace's The Fever Chart: Three Short Visions of the Middle East (2009). Founder of Martian Prince, Shawlman, and VU Dramatists.

Socially active on Twitter and Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Tumblr.

Charitable towards Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research.