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Author: Ursula Andkjaer Olsen

Ursula Andkjær Olsen (b. 1970) made her literary debut in 2000 and has since published nine collections of poetry and one novel, in addition to several dramatic texts and libretti for operas such as Danish composer Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen's Sol går op, sol går ned, and composer Peter Bruun's Miki Alone, which was awarded the Nordic Council Music Prize in 2008. Olsen has received numerous awards for her work, including the Danish Arts Foundation's Award of Distinction in 2017, the 2012 Montanaprisen award for Det 3. årtusindes hjerte (Third-Millennium Heart, Broken Dimanche Press/Action Books 2017), and the 2015 Danish Critics Prize for Literature for Udgående fartøj (Outgoing Vessel, Action Books 2021). Since 2019, Olsen has served as head of The Danish Academy of Creative Writing. Her latest poetry collection, Mit Smykkeskrin (My Jewel Box), was published by Gyldendal in January 2020.

Outgoing Vessel
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Outgoing Vessel

Action Books

Poetry. Women's Studies. Translated by Katrine Øgaard Jensen. "this is a shape I cannot remain in." With its mutant orbs of grief and technoscientific phenomena, Ursula Andkjær Olsen's OUTGOING VESSEL is the electrifying sequel to Katrine Øgaard Jen...

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Third-Millennium Heart
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Third-Millennium Heart

Action Books / Broken Dimanche Press

Poetry. Women's Studies. Translated from the Danish by Katrine Øgaard Jensen. Winner of the 2018 National Translation Award in Poetry. With black humor and cutting logic, THIRD-MILLENNIUM HEART explores the confounding nature of power and desire, th...

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