Naja Marie Aidt

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Naja Marie Aidt, winner of the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2008

Naja Marie Aidt (born 24 December 1963) is a Danish language poet and writer.

She was born in Aasiaat, Greenland, and was brought up partly in Greenland and partly in the Vesterbro area of Copenhagen. In 1991, she published her first book of poetry, Så længe jeg er ung (While I'm Still Young). Since 1993, she has been a full-time writer. In 1994, Naja Marie Aidt was awarded the Danish Fund for the Endowment of the Arts 3-year bursary. In 2008, she moved to Brooklyn, New York City.

Aidt won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 2008, for her short stories collection Bavian (Baboon, 2006).[1] Bavian also earned her the Danish Kritikerprisen for 2007.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Har døden taget noget fra dig så giv det tilbage (2017), Gyldendal
  • OMINA (2016) co-authored by Mette Moestrup, Gyldendal - poetry
  • Frit flet (2014), co-authored by Mette Moestrup and Line Knutzon, Gyldendal
  • Sten saks papir (2012), Gyldendal – novel; Translated as "Rock, Paper, Scissors" (2015)
  • Alting Blinker (2009), Gyldendal – poetry
  • Poesibog (2008), Gyldendal - poetry collection
  • Bavian (2006), Gyldendal – short stories; Translated as Baboon (2014)
  • Balladen om Bianca (2002), Gyldendal
  • Siska (2000), Cafe Teatret – drama
  • Rejse for en fremmed, digte (1999), Gyldendal – poetry
  • Tjenende ånder (1998), Radio-Teatret – radio play
  • Blæs på Odysseus (1998), Thorvaldsens Museum – songs for choir
  • Fra digterens hånd (1996), Borgens Forlag – poetry
  • Omstændigheder (1995), Gyldendal – short stories
  • Huset overfor (1995), Gyldendal – poetry
  • Tilgang (1995), Gyldendal – short stories
  • Det tredje landskab (1994), Gyldendal – poetry
  • Vandmærket (1993), Gyldendal – short stories
  • Den blomstrende have (1993), Gyldendal – short stories
  • Et vanskeligt møde (1992), Gyldendal – poetry
  • Så længe jeg er ung (1991), Gyldendal – poetry

Prizes and grants[edit]

Naja Marie Aidt has received several grants from Statens Kunstfond; other prizes include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ DR.dk Denmarks Radio – Naja Marie Aidt får Nordisk Råds Litteraturpris (in Danish)
  2. ^ Litteraturpriser.dk Kritikerprisen
  3. ^ Danskeakademi.dk
  4. ^ Litteraturpriser.dk

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