Eliasson was honored for his short story collection “Milli trjann” (Between the Trees) for his “stylistically outstanding literary art, which depicts inner and outer threats in dialogue with world literature.” Eliasson was born in 1961 and made his debut in 1983. In addition to novels and prose, he also writes lyric poetry.

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