Nielsen, Peter

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Peter Nielsen

Danish poet and translator. Born in Aarhus, 1948, lives now in Hinnerup. Has released a large number of poetry collections and novels, most recently the poetry collection Arkader ("Arcades") in 2009. The poetry collection Livet foreslår ("Life suggests") was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2004. Besides Tomas Tranströmer's Collected Works his translations include Danish selections of poetry by Jaan Kaplinski, Paul Celan, Lars Norén and Tua Forsström.