Thomas boberg (DK)


Thomas Boberg (DK) b. 1960 Literary debut in 1984 with the poetry collection Hvæsende på mit øjekast (Hissing at my glance). He has since produced a number of volumes, of which the first ten have been published in two inexpensive editions: I firserne (in the Eighties) and I halvfemserne (In the Nineties). Livsstil (Life Style) his twelfth collection published 2005, which won the nomination for the Literary Price of the Nordic Counsil. Boberg has travelled widely – in the United States, India, Italy, Spain, Central and Northern Europe, and South America – and written travel books: Sølvtråden: Rejseminder 1996 (The Silver Thread: Travel Memoirs), Americas 1999 (Americas), which won him a nomination for the Literary Prize of the Nordic Counsil, and Invitation til at rejse 2003 (Invitation to a Journey).  In 2012 he published a fourth volume of Travel Memoirs I den næste by: rejseminder( In the next town), that year he also received the big danish academy price. He lived in Spain for 4 years and in Peru for 14 years, returning to Denmark in the year of 2004. Recently he published Hesteæder - trilogien (The Horseeater trilogy) – a long partly satirical epic poem dealing with the clash of cultures and religion and the apocalypse. In 2017 he published Mexicocitydigte (Mexicocitypoems)