Thursday, November 14, 2019

Bengt Berg (the Poet)

Bengt Berg was born in 1946 in Torsby (Sweden) and studied German and Nordic languages & Literary and Art studies at Uppsala University. 
Since 1990, Bengt has been in charge of the Heidruns Forlag publishing house and ran the Art Café in his home village Fensbol near Torsby. Berg was a Member of the Swedish Parliament from 2010 to 2014. 
Bengt Berg's debut poetry collection, Where the Dream Ends, appeared in 1974; and since then he has written more than thirty books, mostly poetry. His poems have been translated into Nordic languages and over 20 other languages. 
Berg has won several Swedish Literary prizes, among them some from The Swedish Academy.

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