Obe Alkema (1993) is a specialist in digital product information at VBK Uitgevers, one of the biggest publishing conglomerates in The Netherlands, and an online marketing assistant for one of their labels, AnkhHermes, a press for spirituality and personal growth. He holds a MRes in Dutch Literature and has been working in literature and publishing for many years (as editor, interviewer, event organizer and brand manager). He regularly reviews poetry for NRC Handelsblad, one of the biggest national newspapers, and publishes in/on various Dutch, Flemish and international magazines/platforms. His poetry debut “Obelisque” (het balanseer) was published in 2018. Two publications forthcoming: “Mijn Kevin, ons Parijs”/”My Kevin, our Paris” (Publication Studio) and “Timeless Love Connection” (het balanseer).