Jonas Eika

Jonas Eika is a Danish author of two books, most recently a collection of short stories Efter solen (After the Sun, Basilisk 2018), that has been nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize 2019. His writing has been described as compelling and energetic.

Efter solen mixes political realism with the elements of science fiction and mystical literature. The stories follow people caught in exploitative economies and systems. His collection has already been awarded with the Den svære Toer prize of the Danish Literary Writers’ Association, the Montana prize for literature and the Michael Strunge Prize.