| Alma Katarina Frostenson
5 March 1953 (age 62)
Stockholm, Sweden (1953-03-05) |
Flodtid, Joner: tre sviter, Tankarna, Korallen, To Catch Life Anew: 10 Swedish Women Poets, Endura
Samfundet De Nios stora pris
Nordic Council's Literature Prize
Ann Jaderlund, Goran Sonnevi, Kristina Lugn, Aris Fioretos, Eva Strom
Alma Katarina Frostenson Arnault (born 5 March 1953 in Stockholm) is a Swedish poet and writer. She was elected a member of the Swedish Academy in 1992. In 2003, Frostenson was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in recognition of her services to literature.
Frostenson is one of Sweden's foremost poets, of a style both experimental and archaic. She is the author of I mellan (1978), I det gula (1985) and Joner (1991), and has also written a book of lyrical prose named Berättelser från dom (1992), about an ancient people who, through the loss of language, lose their sense of belonging in the world. Katarina Frostenson is the niece of Anders Frostenson.
Her many honors include the Great Prize of the Society of Nine (1989), the Bellman Prize (1994), and the Swedish Radio Prize for Lyrical Poetry (1996).
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