Bio

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Portrait by Olli Moisio (Posio, Finland)

Was mich bewegt, das Kleine mit Spott und mit Ernst zu verfolgen?
Weil es das Kleine nur ist, welches das Groβe verdrängt.
(Goethe)

Biography:
Writer, runner and medical doctor Thijs Feuth was born on October 8th, 1981 in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He grew up in Nijmegen and later in Balgoij as the second of 6 children. In 2008 he earned his Medical Degree at the University of Amsterdam, which was followed by a PhD title at the Utrecht University. In 2012 he migrated to Finland, where he now works as a medical doctor in the central hospital of Lapland. As a long distance runner, Thijs competes at the national level in The Netherlands as well as in Finland, with a personal best of 2:23 on the full marathon and medals in Dutch marathon championships (2008) as well as Finnish national championships (2015 and 2016).

Thijs has written columns for, among others, the Dutch Runner’s World magazine. His debut novel ‘Zwarte Ogen’ (Black Eyes) was published in October 2015 at publishing house De Arbeiderspers in The Netherlands. His second book ‘Achter de rug van God’ (Behind God’s Back) will be published in 2017, also at publishing house De Arbeiderspers.

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Biography (in Dutch):
Lees hier het biografisch interview door schrijver Arjan Visser (2009)

 

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Thijs Feuth syntyi 1981 Nijmegenissä Alankomaassa, opiskeli lääketiedettä Amsterdamissa, väitteli Utrechtissa ja muutti vuonna 2012 Suomeen, jossa hän työskentelee lääkärinä Turussa ja Posiolla (Lapissa). Hän kuuluu maratonjuoksijana sekä Hollannin että Suomen parhaimmistoon, ja on kirjoittanut kolumneja mm. Hollannin Runner’s World -lehdelle. Zwarte ogen (Mustat silmät) on hänen ensimmäinen kaunokirjallinen romaaninsa, joka julkaistiin lokakuussa 2015 De Arbeiderspersin kustantamana.

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  • 7 June, 2012 at 00:12
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    Mijn waardering voor jouw schrijfstijl. Gr., Marijke

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