by Olga Ravn
Olga Ravn (born 1986) is a Danish novelist and poet. Her debut poetry collection Jeg æder mig selv som lyng: pigesind (I Devour Myself Like Heather) appeared to critical acclaim in 2012. Alongside Johanne Lykke Holm she ran the feminist performance group and writing school Hekseskolen from 2015 to 2019. In collaboration with Danish publisher Gyldendal she edited a selection of Tove Ditlevsen’s texts and books that relaunched Ditlevsen readership worldwide. Her novel The Employees was on the shortlist for the Booker Prize in 2021.