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Welcome to the website of Danish author Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen


Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen has been compared with authors like Umberto Eco, Anne Rice, Stephen King and George R.R. Martin by the press. She took her degree in Medicine in 1993 from The University of Copenhagen and worked a few years as a medical doctor before becoming a full time author. The author has lived several years in Belgium and USA, and lives now in an ancient castle – Vallø Castle – in Denmark.

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.

Anne-Marie Vedsø Olesen has written 12 novels, won several prizes and been awarded grants by The Danish Arts Council’s Committee for Literature, and by The National Art Foundation. She 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.


NEWS 2022

New novel VØLVENS VEJ (Seer of Midgard), part 2 MISTELTENEN (Mistletoe) released August 31. 2022 by the Danish publisher Lindhardt & Ringhof.

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The novel Vølvens vej (Seer of Midgard), part 1 Snehild, wins the award DR ROMANPRISEN (novel of the year by the Danish Broadcasting Corporation)

NEWS 2021

VØLVENS VEJ (Seer of Midgard), part 1 SNEHILD (Snehild) was released on September 3rd 2021 by the Danish publisher Lindhardt & Ringhof.
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VØLVENS VEJ will be translated into 8 languages expected to be released digital 2022 and 2023.

For translations in one of the following languages:
English, German, French, Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, Spanish, Italian: Contact Saga Egmont

For other languages:
Contact publisher Lindhardt&Ringhof, Head of fiction: Sune De Souza Schmidt-Madsen

Reviews:

Troldspejlet: “A Nordic Game of Thrones”, Politiken: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥,  Kristeligt Dagblad ★★★★★, Dagbladenes Bureau: ★★★★★

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NEWS 2021

The novel MÅNEN OVER ØEN (THE MOON OVER THE ISLAND) wins the Niels Klim-award for best Danish science fiction-novel of the year.


NEWS 2020

New philosophical sci fi-novel MÅNEN OVER ØEN (THE MOON OVER THE ISLAND) was released June 8th 2020. Publishing company: Lindhardt & Ringhof

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Reviews:

Politiken ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ 

Jyllands-Posten ★★★★

Berlingske ★★★★

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NEWS 2019

The novel LUCIE wins the award: Best Horrornovel of the Year

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NEWS 2018

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Reviews
Femina ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (6 out of 6)
Bech’s Books ★★★★★ (5 out of 5):
Livet i dukkehuset  ★★★★★★ (6 out of 6)
Ord fra en bibliofil ★★★★★ (5 our of 5)
Bogtanken.dk ★★★★★ (5 out of 5)
Sidses bogreol ★★★★★ (5 out of 6)
Book Collector ★★★★★ (5 out of 6)
Berlingske ★★★★ (4 out of 6)

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NEWS 2016

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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 Lucie sold to Bulgaria

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)

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Publishing company Lindhardt & Ringhof
Vognmagergade 11
DK-1148 København K
Tlf: +45 70 25 66 66
Head of fiction: Sune de Souza Schmidt-Madsen

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