Judith Mok was born in Bergen in the Netherlands, has lived in Paris, Barcelona and Glasgow, and currently lives in Dublin, Ireland. She is a soprano who has performed the classical repertoire all over the world, and in recent years has also specialised in
Sephardic Jewish and crossover music. She is also an acclaimed author in Dutch, and now in English. She has published three novels and four books of poetry as well as many short stories, and also writes for radio and newspapers.