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Helle Helle
Helle Helle (born 1965) published her first book in 1993. Since then, her work has garnered critical and popular acclaim in her home country Denmark, as well as abroad. She is the recipient of countless literary accolades, among them the Danish Critics’ Prize, the Danish booksellers’ Golden Laurels, the P.O. Enquist Award and the prestigious Lifetime Award of the Danish Arts Foundation. Her latest novel in Danish, Hvis det er (If You Want), has just been nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2015. Her first novel in English, This Should Be Written in the Present Tense, was recently published by Harvill Secker.

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Wedding Watcher

fiction

March 2015

Helle Helle

TR. Martin Aitken

fiction

March 2015

I strayed into the church on an impulse. It was a mistake to get off the bus in the village here. I should have...

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fiction

Issue No. 5

Sent

Joshua Cohen

fiction

Issue No. 5

These women lived in hope, they lived for the future as if they were every one of them already...

Art

June 2012

'The Freedom of Speech Itself', or the betrayal of the voice

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Art

June 2012

‘The instability of an accent, its borrowed and hybridised phonetic form, is testimony not to someone’s origins but only...

fiction

June 2017

Turksib

Lutz Seiler

TR. Alexander Booth

fiction

June 2017

The jolts of the tracks were stronger now and came at irregular intervals. With my arms outstretched, I held...

 

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