Joost Oomen (1990) is a poet and writer from the Netherlands. He has published the poetry collection Vliegenierswonden (Aviator’s Wounds) and De stort (The Dump) and made the vinyl single 'Joost Oomen'. Joost is a talented performer and performed at Crossing Border, Lowlands and het Gedichtenbal. He currently organises the literary programming at festivals Dichters in de Prinsentuin (‘Poets in the Prinsentuin’) and Explore The North. In November 2016, his chapbook De zon als hij valt (The Sun As He Falls), a novella about a journey a boy, a girl, an eye and a wrist take to be together, was published by his literary agency Wintertuin.