• Ida Jessen

    Ida Jessen is a popular and prize-winning Danish author who lives in Copenhagen on Sjælland, the largest island in Denmark.

    She has written a number of novels and short stories for children and adults, and has translated numerous works from Norwegian and English into Danish, including Norwegian “crime queen” Karin Fossum’s novels.

    The Children is her sixth adult novel. It was awarded the Golden Laurels prize (voted for by Danish booksellers) and was nominated for the Prize of the Nordic Council.