By Nereya Otieno Fotos: Line Gøttsche Dyrholm Reader warning: I am about to make an alarming statement that will reflect very poorly on my character. However I request that you not let it dismay you from reading the rest of this article – because I feel we can all learn from my tragedy. Now that that is out of the way, here we go.
By Lotten Sandstedt
It was announced yesterday that the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer will receive the 2011 Nobel Prize in literature. Tomas Tranströmer’s poems have been translated to over 60 languages and he is a celebrated poet throughout the world.
The news came as a nice surprise to the Swedes.