(Belgium, 1973) is a writer and journalist. She has lived in the Netherlands, Brazil, the UK and Belgium. She read History at Ghent and obtained an MA in Brazilian Studies at ILAS, University of London. Beck currently presents the daily current affairs TV programme TerZake at the VRT (Belgian public broadcasting), and is a regular contributor to various newspapers, including De Standaard and De Morgen. She is the author of Across the Channel (De Geus, 2011) which traces the plight of Belgian refugees in Glasgow during the First World War, and Frenzy (De Geus, 2019) which is set in Brazil.