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Denmark

Niels Lyngsø

Niels Lyngsø (b. 1968) debuted in 1992 with the poetry collection Maske & Maskine (Mask & Machine). He has published six collections of poetry and received several Danish...

Katrine Øgaard Jensen

Katrine Øgaard Jensen is a journalist, writer, and translator from the Danish. She previously served as editor in chief of Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art and as blog...

Ursula Andkjær Olsen

Ursula Andkjær Olsen (b. 1970) was born and raised in Copenhagen. She has a degree in musicology and philosophy from the University of Copenhagen and Technische Universität Berlin....

Jens Bjerling

Jens Bjering is a PhD candidate at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen where he studies American torture after 9/11 in its juridical, cultural, and...

Theis Ørntoft

Theis Ørntoft is a Danish poet born in 1984. He graduated from the Royal Danish School of Writings in 2009. Same year, he made his debut with Yeah suiten, for which he received several...

Yahya Hassan

Yayha Hassan was born and raised in 1995 in Århus V, Denmark to Palestinian parents. His well-received first collection of poems was published in 2013. 

Vónbjørt Vang

Vónbjørt Vang (1974) was born and raised in the northern town of Klaksvík in the Faroe Islands. She earned her MA in Comparative Literature and Contemporary Cultural Studies...

Sissal Kampmann

Sissal Kampmann (1974) was born in the small town of Vestmanna in the Faroe Islands. She earned her MA in Nordic Literature and Cultural Communication from the University of Copenhagen. Her...

Tóroddur Poulsen

Tóroddur Poulsen (1957) is a Faroese poet, graphic artist, and musician from Tórshavn. Since his literary debut in Varðin, Poulsen has published nearly forty books and become...

Frederik Bjerre Andersen

Frederik Bjerre Andersen is a Danish poet and “word artist.” Hovedpersonen (The Main Character, 2010) marked his literary debut, though he has been a mainstay in the Danish poetry...

Thomas Boberg

Thomas Boberg is an award-winning Danish poet and travel writer. He was nominated for the Nordic Council’s Literary Prize on two occasions, in 1999 for Americas, an account of his travels...

Naja Marie Aidt

Naja Marie Aidt was born in the small settlement of Aasiaat, Greenland, where her father taught and where the family lived until moving back to Copenhagen when she was seven. As a child she...

Helle Helle

Since finishing at the Danish Writers School in Copenhagen in 1991, Helle Helle has published three novels, three short-story collections, and achildren's book. Her work has been translated...
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