Kirsten Thorup, a Danish author, was born in Funen, Denmark, in 1942 and now lives in Copenhagen. She is the author of three poetry collections, a volume of short stories, and three novels including Baby which has been translated into English. She has also written for films, television, and radio. Her novel, Den lange sommer, was published in Denmark in 1979.
- I dagens anledning (short stories) – 1968
- Baby (novel) – 1973
- Lille Jonna (novel) – 1977
- Den lange sommer (novel) – 1979
- Himmel og helvede (novel) – 1982
- Den yderste grænse (novel) – 1987
- Elskede ukendte (novel) – 1994
- Bonsai (novel) – 2000
- Ingenmandsland (novel) – 2003
- Erindring om kærligheden (lit: Memory of love) (novel)
- 1974 – Otto Gelsted Prize
- 1996 – Tagea Brandts Rejselegat
- 2000 – Grand Prize of the Danish Academy
- 2017 – Nordic Council's Literature Prize
- Baby by Kirsten Thorup from LSU Press Archived 2008-08-21 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 20 December 2008.
- Litteraturpriser.dk Akademiets Store Pris
- "Overvældet Kirsten Thorup takker for nordisk litteraturpris". DR. Ritzau. 1 November 2017. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
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