The Pillows

Trade Paper – $18.95

ISBN 978-0-915306-37-4
Publication Date
July 1995
Page Count
184 pages
Trim Size
5.5 x 8.5

The Pillows

Benny Andersen

A collection of 16 uniquely funny short stories by acclaimed Danish poet Benny Andersen. 

About the Author

Benny Andersen was a Danish poet, author, songwriter, composer and pianist. Although his work had little circulation in the U.S., he was one of Denmark's most popular poets. Along with nearly two dozen collections of poetry and numerous short stories, he also published children's literature; he was awarded the Ministry of Culture's Children Book Prize in 1971. In 1972, he became a member of the Danish Academy. He passed away in 2018. 


"...The poetry is evocative and refreshingly direct." —Princeton University Press

"Genuinely engaging..." — Publishers Weekly

"This book should be in any library." — Choice