Mikael Josephsen

translated from the Danish by Nina Sokol


ISBN 978-1-956005-89-9        94 pages        $16.00


Christmas 2014: the self is admitted and both self and sister are then discharged after the New Year. We follow the daily life of the psychiatric ward and experience everything from toilet visits, medication, meals, sexual desires to the longing for the outside world.



Mikael Josephsen has a special eye for the nature of addiction and writes especially well about society's forgotten and the mentally ill. He has received a Danish Fiction Writers Honorary Award. Most recently, Josephsen has completed his autobiographical abuse trilogy, the poetry collections Break, I Am Grandma, and An Idiot’s Jubilation.