Astrid Joensen

1949 -

Faroe Islands

Astrid Joensen grew up in the farming and fishing village of Elduvík, dreamed of becoming a journalist, attended higher education, and then tried different jobs. She has five children and lives in Denmark.

A selection of her poetry was published in 1987 entitled Morgunin drakk av flógvari toku. Her poems describe different mental states using lush mataphors from nature.