ENGLISH

I was born in 1968 and I hold a degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology from the University of Aarhus.

From 2008-2010 I attended the Academy of Creative Writing for Children based in Copenhagen.


Since 2011 I have published around 50 books for children and young adult.


  • In 2020 the novel 'Når hjertet er en elpisker' was included in The White Ravens

  • In 2019 the KAJ-series won the Ministry of Children and Education Skriver prize.

  • In 2018 the novel ‘Hest Horse Pferd Cheval Love’ won the Cultural Ministry Literature prize and was also nominated for the Blixen award and for the Nordic Council Literature Prize.

  • In 2017 I received the 3-year Danish working grant in literature from the Danish Arts foundation. 

Sold to Poland

REVIEWS

"This is typical Mette Vedsø , top grade and more […] you get so happy from the humour, optimism and eye for the baroque, which suffuse the book […] (4 hearts in Politiken)

"Very beautiful and recommendable novel which you don’t feel like putting down. The reading experience stays with you for a long time after the book is finished" – Sanne Mendel (Official reader for the libraries) (lektørudtalelse)

CONTACT

For further information please contact me directly:

mette.vedso@gmail.com
Phone +45 21 62 94 99


Publishers in Denmark:
Gyldendal
Klareboderne 3
1001 København K
Denmark

Gyldendal.dk


Jensen & Dalgaard
Vesterfælledvej 1 C

1750 København V

Denmark

Jensenogdalgaard.dk


For further questions on foreign rights please contact: 

Tine Nielsen
Literary Agent & Owner

Babel-Bridge Literary Agency

www.babel-bridge.com

 +45 61 61 31 65





or (picture books and ilustrated books from Jensen & dalgaard):


Lars Sidenius

Sidenius INK Literary Agency


Sold to Sweden and Faroe Island

Winner of the Danish Ministry of Culture's Children's Book Author Prize and shortlisted for the Nordic Literature Prize for Children's Books, this gem of a novel is not really about girls and horses, but rather a stunningly executed portrayal of growing up and finding your identity.


REVIEWS

"It is incredibly how much Mette Vedsø can say with a few well-placed words" – (Politiken)

"The best children’s book of the year – which parents can also learn from" – (Litteratursiden)