was born in 1962 and grew up in Rørbæk in Himmerland. She graduated from Hobro Gymnasium in 1981 and studied English for a period at Aarhus University. In 1985, she had her debut in book form with the poetry collection, Alive and closed, (Tiderne skifter), which since then has grown into 10 poetry collections. Last passed by (Asger Schnack's Publishing, 2018), carries a blend of sadness and sharp humour - a recognisable thread throughout her poetry, inspired by the highs and lows of life, and based on a glowing appetite for life.
Pia Juul has been awarded a number of prizes for her writings, including the Thøger Larsen Prize 2000, the Montanas Literature Prize 2010, The Critic Prize 2012 and Zinklar Prize in 2017.
Pia Juul is a member of the Danish Academy since 2005.
Photo: Lars Gundersen