Louis Jensen! – Gestur 2014/Guest in 2014

Louis Jensen - Ljósmynd: Thomas Knoop

Louis Jensen – Ljósmynd: Thomas Knoop

Louis Jensen er menntaður arkitekt en hefur gefið út fjöldan allan af barnabókum, smásögum og ljóðasöfnum. Jensen hefur einstakt næmi fyrir ævintýrinu og hefur verið líkt við sjálfan H.C. Andersen. Bók hans Halli! Hallo! (2013) er tilnefnd til Barna- og unglingabókmenntaverðlauna Norðurlandaráðs 2014.

Jensen holds a degree in architecture but is a full-time writer who has published children’s books, short stories and poetry collections. He is renowned for his unique sensibility towards the fairy-tale, having been compared to H.C. Andersen. His book, Halli! Hallo! (2013) is nominated for the 2014 Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize.