Jenny Lund Madsen

Jenny Lund Madsen

Jenny Lund Madsen is one of Denmark’s most acclaimed scriptwriters (including the international hits Rita and Follow the Money) and is known as an advocate for better representation for sexual and ethnic minorities in Danish TV and film. She recently made her debut as a playwright with the critically acclaimed Audition (Aarhus Teater) and her debut literary thriller, Thirty Days of Darkness, first in an addictive new series, won the Harald Mogensen Prize for Best Danish Crime Novel of the year and was shortlisted for the coveted Glass Key Award. She lives in Denmark with her young family.

Jenny Lund Madsen’s Festival appearance is generously supported by the Royal Danish Embassy.

Jenny Lund Madsen is published by Orenda Books

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Thirty Days of Darkness by Jenny Lund Madsen, 2023

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