Vanessa Everts writes, edits, translates, directs and produces fiction and non-fiction. She was born in the Netherlands to French-Dutch parents and completed her education at Phillips Exeter Academy in the United States and the Guildford School of Acting in England. She began her professional life in theatre and film in the UK and US, both as a performer and behind the scenes, and has since worked in China, France and Holland, widening her range to television and publishing. Her books LIVING IRON, co-authored with Pauline van Lynden, and SOPHIE STEENGRACHT IN PERU were published at the end of 2018 and are available internationally now.