Aase Berg was among the founding members of the Stockholm Surrealist Group in 1986 and published an early book on their publishing company Surrealistförlaget in 1988. During the late 1990s she emerged as one of the most prominent young poets in Sweden and has since 1997 had several collections of poetry published by various branches of the Bonnier publishing house, the largest and most prestigious in Sweden. Aase Berg made her debut as a prose writer with a short story in the collection Perversioner: 12 noveller om avvikelser, published on Vertigo, the publishing company of Carl-Michael Edenborg, another member of the Stockholm surrealist group. Berg has also been editor of the literary journal Bonniers Litterära Magasin (commonly known as BLM), has contributed to the journal 90tal, later renamed 00tal, and is a critic for the newspaper Expressen.
Awards and honors
- Hos rådjur : prosadikter (Stockholm : Bonnier Alba, 1997)
- Mörk materia (Stockholm : Bonnier, 1999)
- Forsla fett : dikter (Stockholm : Bonnier, 2002)
- Contributed to Perversioner : 12 noveller om avvikelser, ed. by Viktoria Jäderling (Stockholm: Vertigo 2003)
- Uppland: dikter (Stockholm: Bonnier, 2005)
- Remainland: Selected Poems of Aase Berg, translated by Johannes Göransson (Tuscaloosa: Action Books, 2005)
- With Deer, translated by Johannes Göransson (Boston: Black Ocean, 2009)
- Chad W. Post. "2013 Best Translated Book Award: The Poetry Finalists". Three Percent. Retrieved April 11, 2013.