Oddfríður Marni RASMUSSEN, born in 1969, grew up in the village of Sandur on the island of Sandoy in the Faroe Islands and works today as a primary school teacher. He has published 13 collections of poetry, the first in 1994. From 1998 to 2000 he attended the Writers’ School (Forfatterskolen) in Copenhagen. In 2001, Rasmussen together with Danish photographer, Ole Banke, produced a book of poems and photos entitled Tað føroyska ljósið (The Faroese Light). They collaborated again in 2016 to publish a second work of poetry and photography, Gandakendu Føroyar (Enchanted Faroe Islands). Oddfríður M. Rasmussen is co-founder and co-editor of the Faroese literary journal, Vencil, which since 2006 has been publishing new Faroese writing as well as world literature in Faroese translation. A special edition of Vencil with English translations of contemporary Faroese poetry and prose was published in 2011.
For further details of Oddfriður Marni Rasmussen’s most recent publications, see the publisher Sprotin.
aldur hugans (1994); innantannaskríggj (1995); Skil (1998); Rás/Sár (2000); Kvørkringar (2002); Gráir týdningar (2003); Plástrið (2005); Lívrám (2009); Blómugrót (2011); Eg eri næstur (2013); Oktoberbløð í fallandi sól (2014); Av heilum hjarta (2015); Úrtíð (2016)
Tað føroyska ljósið/Det færøske lys/The Faroese Light, poems by Oddfríður Marni Rasmussen, photos by Ole Banke (2001)
Gandakendu Føroyar/ Magiske Færøer/ Enchanted Faroe Islands, poems by Oddfríður Marni Rasmussen, photos by Ole Banke (2016)
Innantanna Anna og Túsundbeinið Súni (2008)
The Faroese literary journal Vencil.