Massih Hutak

Massih Hutak (1992) is an author and artist originally from Afghanistan. He fled at the age of six, through Pakistan to the Netherlands. After traveling through the Netherlands as a refuge for several years, he has lived in Amsterdam since 2001.

In August 2011 Hutak made his debut as the youngest author to be published by publisher Contact with the book ToenGodNoginOnsGeloofde. He contributed to various events such as the Uitmark, Manuscripta, Crossing Border and Eurosonic Noorderslag. He produced his first album OnderwegnaarHuis (2012) together with his friend Kerem. Since 2014 he is a columnist for the Dutch national newspaper Volkskrant.