Morten Søndergaard
  • Morten Søndergaard

  • Date of birth: October 03, 1964
  • Born: in Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • Description: From 1989 to 1991, Morten Søndergaard attended the Danish Writer's school (Forfatterskolen) in Copenhagen, and obtained his MA in comparative literature at the University of Copenhagen in 1995. From 2002 to 2008 he co-edited the literary magazine Hvedekorn with Thomas Thøfner, and also co-founded the poetry magazine Øverste Kirurgiske (Upper surgery). In 2003 and again in 2007 he was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. He is married to Merete Pryds Helle. They lived together in Italy for 8 years before moving back to Copenhagen, first in the town Vinci, Tuscany, then in Pietrasanta. Søndergaard used his time in Italy as the basis for two of his works, Vinci, Senere and Processen og det halve kongerige.