Michael W. Horsten is a writer based in Denmark. For Forbrydelsen he is an episodic writer for the first and second seasons. He has contributed to sixteen episodes of Forbrydelsen. He co-wrote nine episodes for the first season and seven episodes for the second season. He also wrote episodes of Nikolaj og Julie and an episode of At the Faber with Forbrydelsen creator Søren Sveistrup. He has also written for the series Ernst. He wrote or co-wrote the short films Kalder Katrine, A Murder Mystery, Theis and Nico, 3017-3047: Fra en samling af numser, Flop, Little Daddy and Cheer Up. Theis and Nico was mp,omated fpr an Academy Award. He wrote the television feature Hej Frede. He wrote for the films Orla Frøsnapper, Gummi T and Skytten.