Tom Lanoye is an award-winning Belgian novelist, poet, and playwright whose work has been translated into 15 languages. He is the author of more than 50 works of poetry, drama, and fiction. His bestselling autobiographical novel Speechless was adapted for the screen in 2017. Lanoye has won many literary prizes, including the prestigious Constantijn Huygens Prize in 2013 for his entire oeuvre. When he’s not performing on stage, he lives between Antwerp and Cape Town.
Slaves to Fortune demonstrates with dizzying speed that we Westerners are depressingly interchangeable.” – De Volkskrant