Translation of German chapter: “1968”

As part of Slagmark’s series on the revolutions of the world, 1968 explores the famous year of the student protest, rise of feminism, and in some cases violent escalations from an international perspective. I translated the chapter of original German texts into Danish. This anthology was published 1 November 2018 in Danish and is available via… Continue reading Translation of German chapter: “1968”

Interview on Wunderbuzz

I talked to Signe, the wonderful founder of Wunderbuzz about what makes me happy, the wonder of the Internet, and, of course, Nord Verlag. Read the full interview here

“Doing Good” – Essay in Chickpea Magazine

The American Chickpea Magazine is one of my favourite publications on whole-foods cooking & living on the market today. All made in a very intimate tone-of-voice, with beautiful hand-writing and personal touches from the editors everywhere, it’s been a great source of inspiration to me. For their 26th issue with the theme mindfulness I contributed with a… Continue reading “Doing Good” – Essay in Chickpea Magazine

Interview on Girls Are Awesome

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I met with the online girl power platform, Girls Are Awesome, for a chat about the foundation of my publishing house Nord Verlag. We talked about the future of the paper book, my favourite literature, and being up for a challenge: “You’d think that anything print in times like these would be something that less… Continue reading Interview on Girls Are Awesome

Interview with Peter Sloterdijk

In relation to the release of his recent book, “Nach Gott”, the German philosopher and cultural critic, Peter Sloterdijk visited Copenhagen and the International Author Scene at the Royal Library in Copenhagen for a conversation with his colleague, Manfred Osten. On that occasion, I interviewed the central thinker for the Danish-based, and internationally acclaimed Scenario… Continue reading Interview with Peter Sloterdijk

Literature: A Men’s Club?

Virginia Woolf photographed by Gisèle Freund

A few months back, I had my bike fixed in a little shop in Copenhagen. While waiting for it, I chatted with the mechanic who happened to also have a master in literature. Chatting about books to read to his newly born, he suddenly looked at me and said: “I’ve never read a good book… Continue reading Literature: A Men’s Club?

Embracing Distraction

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Second screening has become a part of our everyday language, acknowledging the fact that the modern human being has a tendency to getting distracted while doing something. That something usually being TV, streaming or other formats of the moving pictures. But what if we started implementing, willingly, the urge to second screen into other formats… Continue reading Embracing Distraction

Stress As a Literary Strategy – Now Available for Download

The Danish (and so far only) version of my recently accepted master thesis, granting me the title Master of Arts (finally!) is available for download via Academia.edu. The English title of the paper is Stress as a Literary Strategy, although, the Danish title, I must admit, has a better ring to it, Fri mig for… Continue reading Stress As a Literary Strategy – Now Available for Download

The Future of Reading, or: A Book Isn’t a Book Isn’t a Book Isn’t a Book

Back when Gertrude Stein wrote her famous poem on a rose in 1913, a book was the only way of communicating a literary message besides the news papers’ feuilletons. A book was a book, in short. Within the literary field many things have happened in the past 100 years: New formats have come to life… Continue reading The Future of Reading, or: A Book Isn’t a Book Isn’t a Book Isn’t a Book

Free of Stress Symptoms

“Oh, that sounds interesting. Which books are about stress?” That’s a frequent response, when telling that for the past months I’ve spent all of my waken hours on my master thesis on stress in modern, Danish literature. And the disappointment is clear, when I answer, that the books I write about are actually not about… Continue reading Free of Stress Symptoms