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Welcome to the website of Danish author

Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen


2013: Fotogras Robin Skjoldborg

Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen has been compared with authors like Anne Rice, Umberto Eco and Philippa Gregory by the press. She has studied mathematics, computer science, Greek mythology and archeology, and she took her degree in medicine in 1993. The author has lived several years in Belgium and USA, and lives now in Copenhagen.

Her first novel, Salerno’s Sun was published in 2000 – a story set in the Middle Ages. Salerno’s Sun brought the author a prize in a competition by The Danish Royal Library and the publisher Gyldendal.

In 2002, her next novel The Devil’s Interval followed, in 2004 Third Icarus, in 2007 Twilight of the Gods, and in 2012 the novel The Glass Citadel and the trilogy Godstorm.

In 2013 the first historical novel in a planned series taking place in the 16th century, The Queen’s Lady, was published. The next novel in this series, The Bastard, was released in January 2015, and the last, The Murderess, in January 2016.

Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen has also written several short stories and the opera libretto The Orchestra Pit. The opera had its opening night at The Funen Opera (Den Fynske Opera) in 2012.

Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen has been awarded grants by The Danish Arts Council’s Committee for Literature, and by The National Art Foundation.


NEWS 2016

MORDERSKEN endelig forside

MORDERSKEN (The Murderess) was released in January 2016. It is a historical novel taking place in the 16th century in The Ottoman Empire, and the third novel in a renaissance trilogy.

Foreign rights: Politiken Literary Agency

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NEWS 2015

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BASTARDEN (The Bastard) was published in 2015. It is a historical novel taking place in the 16th century in Spain.

Foreign rights: Politiken Literary Agency

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NEWS 2013

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DRONNINGENS DAME (The Queen’s Lady), released in June 2013, is a historical novel taking place in the 16th century in France at the court of Catherine de Medici

Foreign rights: Politiken Literary Agency

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FOREIGN PUBLICATIONS

The novel Mordersken (The Murderess) sold to Bulgaria (Matkom)

The novel Dronningens dame (Queen’s Lady) sold to the Czech Republic (Brana Publishing)

The novel Bastarden (The Bastard) sold to Bulgaria (Matkom)

The novel Dronningens dame (Queen’s Lady) sold to Bulgaria (Matkom)

The novel Salerno’s Sun sold to Bulgaria (Matkom)

Erotic shortstories 360 degrees including Tip to be published in Germany (Saga Books Egmont)

The shortstory Brangane’s Potion published in English (2 Feet Entertainment)

Medical shortstories including Brangæne’s Potion published in Sweden (Tiedlund Förlag)

The trilogy Godstorm sold to Russia (Ripol Classic)

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Politiken Literary Agency

Rudi Urban Rasmussen

+45 20 89 31 88

Adress: Vestergade 26 I, 1456 København K, Denmark
Contact Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen on mail:   amvo@live.dk
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