Pia Tafdrup (born 29 May 1952 in Copenhagen) is a Danish writer; primarily a poet, she has also written a novel and two plays, as well as works for radio.
Pia Tafdrup's work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and her poetry collections Spring Tide (1989) and Queen's Gate (2001) have been translated into English and Romanian.
Awards and honors
She was elected as a member of the Danish Academy in 1989. She was awarded the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 1999. In 2001, she was appointed a Knight of the Order of the Dannebrog. In 2005 she was awarded the Søren Gyldendal Prize.Litteraturpriser.dk In 2006, she won the Swedish Academy Nordic Prize, known as the 'little Nobel', in 2009, Tafdrup received the Ján Smrek Prize in Bratislava (Slovakia).
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