Jonas T. Bengtsson was born in 1976. He is the author of the critically acclaimed and prize-winning debut Amina’s Letters, which won the BG Bank First Book Award and was a finalist for the Weekendavisens Litterature Prize. His second novel, Submarino, was awarded the PO Enquist Literary Prize and was adapted into film by Thomas Vinterberg. His third novel, A Fairy Tale, was a finalist for the Danish Radio Literature Prize for Best Novel of the Year. He lives in Copenhagen.