Babeth Fonchie Fotchind is a lawyer and poet. She has published in Kluger Hans, De RevisorDe Groene Amsterdammer, DW B, De Gids, and ELLE Magazine among others. She was also the in-house poet of online feminist magazine Lilith Mag. She was selected for the writing residency of deBuren and the Fellowship of the Dutch Foundation for Literature. She was chosen by VOGUE as the next talent to watch and also nominated for Harpers Bazaar Women of the Year Award. This June her debut collection of poetry titled ‘Plooi’ was released at Publishing House De Geus and it was shortlisted for the C. Buddingh’ Prizefor the best Dutch-language poetry debut.