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Naja Marie Aidt was born in Greenland and raised in Copenhagen. She is the author of eleven collections of poetry, a novel, and three short story collections, and the recipient of the Swedish Academy’s 2022 Nordic Prize. Her memoir, When Death Takes Something From You Give It Back, was longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award in Translated Literature and the 2020 PEN Translation Award, and was a finalist for the 2019 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction. Her work has been translated into sixteen languages.

Naja Marie Aidt’s Festival appearance is generously supported by Danish Arts Foundation.

Naja Marie Aidt appears as part of Nordic Bridges 2022.

Alia Trabucco Zerán was born in Chile in 1983. She holds an MFA in creative writing in Spanish from New York University and a PhD in Latin American Studies from University College London. La Resta (The Remainder) was chosen by El País as one of its top ten debuts of 2015 and was granted a Best Literary Work Award from the Chilean Council for the Arts. She is also the author of Las homicidas, a non-fiction book about women who kill.