Niviaq Korneliussen was born in 1990 in Nuuk, Greenland and grew up in Nanortalik, a small town in Southern Greenland. She studied social sciences at the University of Nuuk and then psychology at Aarhus University. In 2012 she entered a short story contest for young Greenlanders and won for her short story, San Francisco. She has since written a novel.
Niviaq Korneliussen: HOMO sapienne
The Young Queer Writer Who Became Greenland’s Unlikely Literary Star
Her Facebook page (in Greenlandic)
2014 Homo sapienne (UK: Crimson; US: Last Night in Nuuk)