Dorthe Nors (born 20 May 1970) is a Danish writer. She is the author of Soul, Karate Chop, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal, and Wild Swims.
Nors was born in Herning, Denmark, the youngest of three children. As a child, she enjoyed making up stories that her mother, a teacher and painter, would write down and read back to her. At the age of eleven, she began writing her own stories, poems, and plays.
In 1999, Nors graduated from Aarhus University with a degree in literature and art history.
Before Nors' literary debut in her own name, she worked as a translator of Swedish crime novels, mostly books by author Johan Theorin.
She made her debut in 2002, with the book Soul, published by Samlerens Forlag. Her English-language following began in 2009, when selections from her short story collection Karate Chop were published in En…Read more on Wikipedia