Kristen den Hartog

Kristen den Hartog’s most recent book is And Me Among Them, published as The Girl Giant in the U.S. She is the author of three other novels, Water Wings, The Perpetual Ending, and Origin of Haloes. Her first non-fiction book, The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of Wartorn Holland, was written with her sister, Tracy Kasaboski, and explores the life of their father’s family during the Second World War.

She lives in Toronto, with her husband, visual artist Jeff Winch, and their daughter.

More information about Kristen den Hartog can be found on her website at:


The Sweetest Music (Douglas & MacIntyre) Written with Tracy Kasaboski

The Girl Giant (Simon & Schuster) And Me Among Them A teenage girl afflicted with grotesque height is blessed with powerful emotional intelligence and prescience. (Freehand Books, 2011) Canada (English): Freehand Books, April 2011
US (English): Simon & Schuster, as The Girl Giant Finalist, 2012 Trillium Book Award
Origin of Haloes (McClelland and Stewart) Perpetual Ending (Knopf Canada) Water Wings (Vintage Canada)


The Occupied Garden A Family Memoir of War-Torn Holland
(McClelland and Stewart) Written with Tracy Kasaboski




Agent: Samantha Haywood