Stine Pilgaard wins the Golden Laurels
Stine Pilgaard is a graduate of the Danish Writers’ Academy and the University of Copenhagen. Her first novel, Min mor siger (2012) (My Mother Says), 2012), was a critical and commercial success. It earned her a nomination from the prestigious Danish Broadcasting Corporation Literature Prize and secured the Bodil and Jørgen Munch-Christensen Award for a debuting author. Lejlighedssange (2015) (Songs for Special Occasions), received the Danish Libraries’ Writers Award and a nomination for the Danish Readers’ Book Award. Meter i sekundet (2020) Metres per Second is a tremendous success, more than 100 000 copies sold in Denmark, winner of more prizes, as the prestigious Golden Laurels for best novel of 2020.