Hvedekorn (meaning Grains of Wheat in English) is a Danish language literary magazine published in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has been published since 1920.

CategoriesLiterary magazine
Year founded1920; 100 years ago (1920)
Based inCopenhagen

History and profileEdit

The magazine was established in 1920[1] under the name of Vild Hvede.[2]

Hvedekorn is based in Copenhagen[3] and is a literary magazine, specializing in poetry.[4] Danish poets Inger Christensen and Marianne Larsen are among the contributors of the magazine.[5][6] The other well-known contributors include Tom Kristensen and Tove Ditlevsen.[1]

Poul Borum, a significant critic and poet, served as the editor-in-chief of Hvedekorn.[6] In 1996 Andreas Brøgger became the editor-in-chief.[7]

See alsoEdit

List of magazines in Denmark


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  4. ^ "Hvedekorn". One Million Donkeys. Archived from the original on 28 October 2014. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  5. ^ International Who's Who in Poetry 2005. Routledge. 2 August 2004. p. 909. ISBN 978-1-135-35519-7. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  6. ^ a b Charles Lock; Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen (19 February 2009). "Obituary Inger Christensen". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
  7. ^ "On Net Art". Artists' Association MUU. May 2003. Archived from the original on 26 October 2005. Retrieved 28 October 2014.