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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 national literary prizes and nominations. In 2014 he published his second book, Digte 2014 (Poems 2014). This collection—which made headlines in the Danish mass media—is talking about the state of planet Earth anno 2014, where everything, and every time, seems to have melted together. Capitalism and geology, digital networks and planetary ecosystems, inner, mental cartographies, and outer physical swamplands all seem to have become part of the same, incomprehensible continuum. With Poems 2014 Theis Ørntoft appears for the first time in translation in the US.

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