Danish Literature in Prague and León 26.000 visitors are expected to pass through after Prague’s book fair opened on May 4 with the theme: Literature from the North. While Nordic literature is presented in Prague, Danish Children’s literature is to be found at Spain’s first international children’s book fair. ::Read::
Jens Christian Grøndahl shortlisted for Irish literary prize For the second time, Jens Christian Grøndahl has been nominated for the international IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. This time, he has been shortlisted for his book Et andet lys [An Altered Light]. ::Read::
Danish authors garner attention with international awards In the last week, Danish literature has garnered attention by winning some major literature and film prizes. Pia Tafdrup has been awarded the Swedish Academy’s Nordic Prize, and the documentary film Karen Blixen – en fantastisk skæbne [Karen Blixen – Out of This World] has now received its 12th American award. ::Read::
German kudos to Inger Christensen Poet Inger Christensen will be honoured in Germany. She will receive the Siegfried Unseld Prize from Suhrkamp publishers in September. ::Read::
Distinguished Award for Anne Grue Anna Grue receives an award from The Danish Academy of Crime Fiction ::Read::
Gretelise Holm is nominated for prestigious crime fiction prize The novel ‘Under fuld bedøvelse’ [Under Full Anaesthetic] has been nominated for “The Glass Key” award, which is given to the best Scandinavian crime fiction novel of the year.
25 years as an Author This year, Hanne-Vibeke Holst is celebrating her 25th year as an author and, with her new book Kongemordet (The Regicide), she can look back on a successful year as one of the best-selling writers in Denmark during 2005 ::Read::
Bestseller 2005 Morten Ramsland’s novel Hundehoved (Doghead) has just won the Danish Booksellers’ Golden Laurel Prize and is, without comparison, the bestselling Danish book abroad of the past year. ::Read::
Debutant of the Year in Denmark Jonas T. Bengtsson honored for his novel Animas breve (Anima’s Letters) ::Read::
Canadian interest in Danish literature There are indications that the small Canadian publisher, BookThug, may be developing a specialization in the publication of Danish literature ::Read::
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