Lotte Garbers is a Danish fiction writer with a flair for writing novels on topics as grown-up love, and the struggles for making relations work and the never-ending pursue of happiness. From 2017-2022 she lived in the Arabic world which has been integrated in her stories. She has a talent for writing dialogues and her prose is intense and without too many flowers.
For the time being especially her newest novel DOWRY (2022) gives her a lot of attention. It is about a couple’s therapist who lives in Copenhagen but has a hidden, Arabic identity. Her previous novel from 2020 THE RUNNER’S CLUB IN SAUDI is about contemporary life in Saudi from the perspective of modern women living in the Middle East attending a runner’s club. The novel won a contest of being The One Book to read in Denmark in March 2021.
She is by far most famous for her erotic short stories. Newest is in the collection Writer’s Fantasies, relased in 2022.
She is born in 1967, has a degree in economics, married for over 30 years and has 2 sons. She has been a writer since 1999 and only a full time writer since she moved to Paris in 2012, Saudi-Arabia in 2017, Algeria in 2020, and Switzerland 2022.
In 2009-2012 she was chairman of the Danish Writer’s Association.
She is a well known speaker in Denmark – when she is there!
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