“Through a half century in poetry and prose Knud Sørensen has created a great and original body of work about life in Denmark ... His matter-of-fact descriptions of daily life point to both the period’s economic-political ups and downs and the larger and fertile connection to nature and thereby the basis for existence.” - Jyllands-Posten. Danish author Knud Sørensen (b. 1928) was a certified land surveyor for 28 years, during which he became intimate with the Danish agricultural landscape. A book reviewer for 14 years, he has also written 48 books and won over 20 literary awards. including a lifelong grant from the Danish Arts Council. His books, most of which portray nuances of life in rural Denmark, include biographies, poetry, novels, short stories, essays and memoirs. He has also collaborated with numerous artists on art shows and art books. In November 2014 he received the Grand Prize of the Danish Academy, the highest award given to a Danish author for their body of work.