English info on Peter Dyreborg
and the poetry slam scene in Denmark
Peter Dyreborg is a Danish author + spoken word poet and poetry slam performer, National Champion in January 2008. He was born in 1976 in Frederikshavn in northern Jutland, Denmark, and today he lives in Valby, Copenhagen, Denmark.
So far, he has published four collections of poetry in Danish (from 1998 to 2005), and two books with prose, Træfpunkt and Træfpunkt 2 in 2008 and 2009. He has also contributed to a series of literary periodicals and magazines, and has been active on the Danish spoken word and poetry slam scene since 1998.
His most significant publication is probably Bestseller from 2003, his third book, which was financed by advertising (advertisements for five companies) and printed in 3.000 copies, ten times the print run of a normal first edition of a collection of poetry in Denmark. All copies were given away for free all over Denmark, and the book received quite a bit of attention among readers as well as press coverage on both national and regional TV, radio and newspapers. His fourth publication, Pro Bono from 2005, was sponsored by a Danish bank, BG Bank (now called Danske Bank).
You can read more about his work at his Danish website www.peterdyreborg.dk
Booking of poetry slam and inspirational storytelling
Peter Dyreborg is the most experienced and renowned poetry slam poet in Denmark. He has won numerous competitions and became National Champion in 2008, and he has performed all over Denmark and in Sweden, Norway, Poland, Germany and France. Via Poetry Slam DK, he is also one of the largest Danish organizers of actual poetry slam competitions and he performs both as a poet, host and MC.
If you wish to book him for a show as well as lectures on his books and work in general, please contact him in English or Danish via e-mail peter (at) peterdyreborg.com and get a free brochure with detailed info.
In Denmark, he has 40 to 50 shows a year and he performs in public as well as at schools, organisations and private companies. His show is suitable for almost any type of event, and his references also include both litterary and music festivals, for example Roskilde Festival.
Poetry slam in Denmark
For info in English go to www.PoetrySlamDenmark.wordpress.com
If you want to know more about the poetry slam scene in Denmark, please feel free to contact Peter Dyreborg in English or Danish via e-mail peter (at) peterdyreborg.com