Lone Munksgaard Nielsen

1968 -


Lone Munksgaard Nielsen was born in Kloster near Ringkøbing and attended the Forfatterskolen (writers’ school) from 1991 to 1993. In her books Afvikling. Opstart, afstemning, forløb, 1993, and Frasagn, Rygvis & Den længste sommer, 1994, she mixes poetry, epic, and drama in a multilayered hybrid form that employs cruel and expressive imagery to depict surrealist dreams, traumatic experiences, and the fragility of the psyche.

She has also published Lysvendt, Himmelsøjlen – et eventyr, 1995, Iklædt en andens hud, 1996, and two theatre plays in book form, Kapitæler. Sæk og søjler and Som skoen trykker, 1995.

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The above biography was first published in 1998. Since then, Lone Munksgaard Nielsen has published the poetry collections Hvis mine fingre kunne rasle, 1999, Rimgræs: haiku, 2003, and Hvem kommer morgengryet til?, 2005. She has published the prose work Når guderne taler i tunger, 2000, and the novel Stregkoden, 2006, as well as poetry and picture books for children.

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