Niviaq Korneliussen

Nuuk, Greenland

Niviaq Korneliussen was born in 1990 in Nuuk and grew up in Nanortalik, a small town in Southern Greenland. She participated in 2012 in the short story competition Allatta! (let us write!) for young unpublished authors in Greenland, where she was appointed as one of ten winners. Her short story "San Francisco" was published the following year in the short story collection Young in Greenland – Young in the World (trans. title). This led to invitations to several Nordic literary events – among these was an invitation to lead one of the workshops in the newly started festival for Nordic literature, txt.ville 2014, in Copenhagen. All the while she was still active in Greenland where she co-arranged Poetry Slams as well as literary debates in Nu ...more

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“Some people are destined to change the world. They give love. They have the power to forgive. They work hard for what they believe in. They gain the public’s attention. They are the few people useful to society. These people must be supported since they are the ones that are valuable and have something to give back. Then there are all the rest that must support the few. These people must sacrifice themselves so that the good ones can be successful in life. Very stupid of me to think that I was the first kind of person. I am the second kind.”
Niviaq Korneliussen

“The real world greets me. The real world arrives every day and the real world hurts.”
Niviaq Korneliussen, HOMO sapienne

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