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Naja Marie Aidt

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Name  Naja Aidt
Parents  Leif Aidt, Lene Aidt
Movies  Strings
Spouse  Eigil Bryld
Role  Poet

Naja Marie Aidt
Children  Carl Emil Heurlin, John Heurlin, Zechariah Bryld, Frederick Heurlin
Books  Vandmaerket, Baboon, Rock - Paper - Sc, Tilgang
Similar People  Eigil Bryld, Helle Helle, Ursula Andkjaer Olsen, Morten Sondergaard, Leonard Cohen

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Naja Marie Aidt (born 24 December 1963) is a Danish language poet and writer.


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She was born in Aasiaat, Greenland, and was brought up partly in Greenland and partly in the Vesterbro area of Copenhagen. In 1991, she published her first book of poetry, Så længe jeg er ung (While I'm Still Young). Since 1993, she has been a full-time writer. In 1994, Naja Marie Aidt was awarded the Danish Fund for the Endowment of the Arts 3-year bursary. In 2008. she moved to Brooklyn, New York City.

Aidt won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 2008, for her short stories collection Bavian (Baboon, 2006). Bavian also earned her the Danish Kritikerprisen for 2007.

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Prizes and grants

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Naja Marie Aidt has received several grants from Statens Kunstfond; other prizes include:

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  • 1993: Gyldendal's Book prize (Gyldendals boglegat) (25,000 DKK to buy books for)
  • 1996: Martin Andersen Nexø Prize.
  • 1996: Herman Bangs Mindelegat.
  • 2004: Beatrice Prize
  • 2007: Kritikerprisen (Danish Critics Prize for Literature)
  • 2008: Nordic Council's Literature Prize
  • 2011: Søren Gyldendal Prize

  • References

    Naja Marie Aidt Wikipedia

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