Nicolaj Stochholm was born in Charlottelund, Denmark, in 1966, and studied Nordic languages at Copenhagen University. He co-edited with Anni Sumari the Slope Editions international anthology The Other Side of Landscape (2006). His books include 25 Poems and a Dream, Collected Poems (2000), Reconstruction (1998), The Merging (1992), and Biography (1991). His poetry has been translated into more than ten languages, including English, Swedish, Spanish, German, French and Icelandic. His honors include receiving the honorary medal of the Danish Writers Union, the Royal Danish Academy's Beatrice Award, and the Michael Strunge Poetry Prize. Formerly living in Spain, France and Ireland, he currently resides in Copenhagen.