Tais Teng is a pseudonym for a Dutch fantasy and science fiction writer, illustrator and sculptor. His real name is Thijs van Ebbenhorst Tengbergen and he was born in 1952 in The Hague.
Tais Teng has written more than a hundred books for both adults and children. He has won the Paul Harland Prize four times. His books have been translated in German, Finnish, French and English. One of his books, The Emerald Boy, has been published in the USA. He recently sold the stories Embrace the Night and And the Sky is filled with eyes to the Night Land site.
His English short story collection Lovecraft, my love is available at Smashwords.
His Dutch websites are
For illustrations, book covers and commissions (English):
on Oct. 31, 2014 :
Very confusing little story; read more like a poem really. The pieces didn't quite fit together for me until the end. It's a very short story, I read it within an hour -- it just never made much sense to me. I may read it again, just to see if I get it the second time around!
(review of free book)