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Niviaq Korneliussen


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.

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Niviaq Korneliussen: HOMO sapienne
HOMO sapienne
The Young Queer Writer Who Became Greenland’s Unlikely Literary Star
How Greenlandic Writer Niviaq Korneliussen Is Putting Her Country on the Literary Map
Her Facebook page (in Greenlandic)


2014 Homo sapienne (UK: Crimson; US: Last Night in Nuuk)
2020 Naasuliardarpi