Martin Glaz Serup
Martin Glaz Serup was born in 1978 and lives in Copenhagen. He has published seven children’s books, most recently an illustrated story entitled Yana and Eliah (and many other kids) (2013), four chapbook-essays, and seven collections of poetry, most recently Roman Nights (2013) and the long poem The Field (2010). Serup has been involved in editing the literary journals Apparatur, Litlive, and Hvedekorn, and since 2011 has been a member of the literary blog collective Promenaden. He also blogs at Kornkammer. He was awarded the Michael Strunge Prize for poetry and has received a gold medal from the University of Copenhagen for his dissertation on relationel poetry, which was published as a book at the University Press of Southern Denmark (2013). In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious three-year grant from the Danish Art’s Council. He is currently finishing a PhD at the University of Copenhagen on cultural memory and conceptual witness literature.