Mette Hegnhoj, Denmark

Mette Hegnhøj, born 1976, lives and works in Thy, Denmark. She graduated from the Danish Literature Centre in Copenhagen in 2010. Since then, she has published various formats for children and young adults, including the illustrated novel Møgungen, the picture book Elvis & Otto and the poetry box Ella er mit navn vil du købe det. The brown box contains 138 loose sheaves of poems by the approximately eleven-year-old protagonist and “poetry snow”. For this title Hegnhøj won the 2015 Danish Ministry of Culture’s children’s book prize, the White Ravens from the International Youth Library in Munich and a nomination for the Nordic Council Children’s and Young People’s Literature Prize.

© Foto: Mette Jonsen

Workshops with Mette Hegnhoj at 1.6./9 pm at Biliothek am Luisenbad, 2.6./9 pm at Mittelpunktbibliothek Schöneberg and 3.6./9 pm at Felleshus.

Mette´s workshop


Hegnhoj-copyright-Bjarne W. Andresen

Cover: Ella er mit navn vil du købe det? Jensen & Dalgaard, 2014
(Foto: Bjarne W. Andresen)
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