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March 01, 2022
5.4 X 8.4 X 1.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author
Stine Pilgaard is a graduate of the Danish Writers' Academy and the University of Copenhagen. Her first novel, Min mor siger ("My Mother Says"), was a critical and commercial success, earning a nomination for the prestigious Danish Broadcasting Corporation Literature Prize and securing its author the Bodil and Jørgen Munch-Christensen Award for a debut author. In 2016, Pilgaard received the Danish Libraries' Writers Award and was nominated for the Danish Readers' Book Award for Lejlighedssange ("Songs for Special Occasions"). The Land of Short Sentences was an instant bestseller in Denmark, where it was released to critical acclaim. Pilgaard hails from the city of Aarhus and lives in Velling, an outlying rural community close to Ringkøbing in Jutland, Denmark. Hunter Simpson is originally from North Carolina and lives in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stine Pilgaard's The Land of Short Sentences (World Editions, 2022) was his first published literary translation and won Scandinavian American Foundation's Leif and Inger Sjöberg Prize for 2021. My Mother Says will be his second published translation.