Laurens van de Linde (1993) from Nijmegen is a writer and musician. He formed the duo De Jonge Blonde Goden with Wout Waanders and, in their own words, they perform musical stories. Using words to tell stories is something Van de Linde does as a writer for VOX and something he did for many years as the editor-in-chief of the literary magazine Op Ruwe Planken. He has also appeared at a variety of festivals, from the Valkhof festival to the Nijmegen Book Festival, is a programmer for De Nieuwe Oost | Wintertuin and tutor for the Literaturjugend workshops in Utrecht. During the ILFU, he will be interviewing Jaap Robben in Boekhandel Broese on Saturday 22 September.