On 29 May 2012, Pia Tafdrup turns 60. In her poetry, the body becomes at one and the same time the an anchor in the concrete and physical world and the gateway to an experience of the cosmos. Tafdrup's latest poetry collection, Salamandersol, was published in 2012.
On 30 May 2012, Pia Juul turns 50. With Pia Juul’s work, the poetry of the 1980s found an important new aesthetic point of departure for the thematisation of gender and existence, not visionary and cosmic like Pia Tafdrup’s poetry, but parodical, revealing, and wonderfully dreamy, all in the same movement.
Read more about Tafdrup and Juul here.