The Netherlands Carillon can only be understood against a background of two nations trying to reinvent themselves during the Cold War.
Truthfully, when I was about eight years old I got really obsessed with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen and I got it in my mind that if I could write a play that they starred in, I could meet them.
I feel that it is poetry that has led me into political action and not political action which has caused me to write poems.
You have reel—reeling is a part of the process of healing and they’re both equally valid. You know, we should be reeling because of what’s going on right now.
What still feels so traumatic to people in Norway was to outsiders just another bad event in a never-ending series of bad events.