Naja Marie Aidt
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.
- Sten saks papir (2012), Gyldendal – novel
- Alting Blinker (2009), Gyldendal – poems
- Poesibog (2008), Gyldendal
- 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 – poems
- Tjenende ånder (1998), Radio-Teatret – radio play
- Blæs på Odysseus (1998), Thorvaldsens Museum – songs for choir
- Fra digterens hånd (1996), Borgens Forlag – poems
- Omstændigheder (1995), Gyldendal – short story
- Huset overfor (1995), Gyldendal – poems
- Tilgang (1995), Gyldendal – short stories
- Det tredje landskab (1994), Gyldendal – poems
- Vandmærket (1993), Gyldendal – novellas
- Den blomstrende have (1993), Gyldendal – short stories
- Et vanskeligt møde (1992), Gyldendal – poems
- Så længe jeg er ung (1991), Gyldendal – poems
Prizes and grants
Naja Marie Aidt has received several grants from Statens Kunstfond; other prizes include:
- 1993: Gyldendal's Book prize (Gyldendals boglegat) (25,000 DKK to buy books for)
- 1996: Martin Andersen Nexø Prize.
- 1996: Herman Bangs Mindelegat.
- 2004: Beatrice Prize
- 2007: Kritikerprisen (Danish Critics Prize for Literature)
- 2008: Nordic Council's Literature Prize
- 2011: Søren Gyldendal Prize
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