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.
Together with Jaap Boekestein he is the originator of Ziltpunk, optimistic climate fiction set in the Netherlands. The E-books Een horizon vol Eilanden and Buitendijks, vier ziltpunkverhalen are part of the series. Free to read is Het Spinkrabbenmeisje en de Dijkenfluisteraar, een ziltpunk reader.
Tais Teng has written more than a hundred and twenty novels for both adults and children. He has won the Paul Harland Prize, the Dutch Hugo, 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. Spatterlight Press recently published Phaedra: Alastor 824, a sf novel set in the universe of Jack Vance.
His English short story collections Lovecraft, my Love and Embrace the Nght and Other Stories are available at Smashwords.
His Dutch websites are
For illustrations, book covers and commissions (English):