Josefine Klougart


Photo: Sofie Amalie Klougart

Josefine Klougart, hailed as “one of the most important writers, not just of her generation, but of her time,” is the author of four groundbreaking and best-selling novels, two of which have been nominated for Scandinavia’s most prestigious literary award, the Nordic Council Literature Prize.

  • The cover to Of Darkness by Josefine Klougart
    Dallas, Texas. Deep Vellum. 2017. 312 pages. It is difficult to find the right genre to capture Klougart’s sixth publication, Of Darkness (WLT, Jan. 2017, 53–55). Perhaps people have...
  • Photo: Michael Pereckas
    Photo: Michael Pereckas Of Darkness is a book about love and death. These seem to me to be the only things worth writing about. When you write about love and death, the beauty in this world’s fa...
  • The cover to One of Us Is Sleeping by Josefine Klougart
    Rochester, NY. Open Letter. 2016. 260 pages.   If one of us is sleeping, is the other one awake? Might Danish author Josefine Klougart’s English-language debut be a luminous waking dream? The cryptic...

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