Peter Buwalda is a Dutch writer. He was a journalist and an editor at several publishers. He was co-founder of literary music magazine Wah-Wah and wrote stories and essays for De Gids, Vrij Nederland, Bunker Hill and Hollands Maandblad. In September 2010 he made his debut with the novel "Bonita Avenue". It received a magnificent reception and became a bestseller. It was awarded the Academica Debutantenprijs, the Selexyz Debuutprijs and the Tzumprijs and was nominated for nine awards.