Poetry. Translated from the Swedish by Johannes Göransson. REMAINLAND showcases poetry from four volumes by Aase Berg, one of Sweden's most celebrated and subversive young writers. From the wrecked fairy-tale-scape of WITH DEER to the pregnancy allegory Transfer Fat, from the sci-fi naturalism of Dark Matter to the catastrophic oasis of Uppland, Berg works language into miniature grotesques which invert the truisms of contemporary society. Her compulsive inventiveness provides an excoriating challenge to all cultures of complacency. "Let yourself be troubled by this terrific poetry—this is a place of weird music and visceral delight"—Lisa Jarnot.
translator Johannes Göranssoninterviewed by SJ Fowler @ 3:AM Magazine
Starting with Hos Rådjur (WITH DEER) in 1997, Aase Berg has published seven books of poetry in Sweden, of which HACKERS is the most recent. She has also published a book of essays and a young adult novel. Four books of her work have previously been published in English translation, and her work has been translated into a range of other languages, including Romanian, German and Chinese. She has won several awards, including Aftonbladet's Litteraturpris and Lagercrantzen.Author City: Stockholm SWE