Jonas Eika Rasmussen (born 1991)[1] is a Danish writer.

Jonas Eika
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Born1991 (age 31–32)
Haslev, Denmark
NationalityDanish
OccupationWriter
AwardsNordic Council Literature Prize (2019)

He was born in Haslev, Denmark, in 1991.[1] Eika made his literary debut in 2015, with the novel Lageret Huset Marie. His next book was the short story collection Efter Solen from 2018,[2] for which he was awarded Michael Strunge-prisen [no], Den svære Toer, Montanas Litteraturpris [da] and Blixenprisen [da].[1] He was awarded the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2019 for Efter Solen.[2] An English edition, translated by Sherilyn Nicolette Hellberg, After the Sun, was longlisted for the 2022 Republic of Consciousness Prize.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Jonas Eika Rasmussen (f. 1991)". litteraturpriser.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  2. ^ a b Torjusen, Henrik. "Jonas Eika". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Republic of Consciousness Prize Longlist 2022". London Review Bookshop. Retrieved 2022-05-12.