Mette Jakobsen

Mette Jakobsen

Mette Jakobsen was born in Denmark in 1964, and now resides in Sydney.

She is the author of several plays. She holds degrees in philosophy and creative writing.

The Vanishing Act (Text, 2011) is her first novel.


The island

GR OnlineI GREW UP on an island in the Baltic Sea. It was flat and windswept, and I don't seem to remember it ever being summer. I left when I was twelve. Most of my memories are of the snow...

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