Annemette Kure Andersen was born in 1962 in Ribe, Denmark. She studied Danish and Italian literature at the University of Aarhus, receiving her M.A. in 1990 in Italian literature. English translations of her work have appeared in Agni, Black Warrior Review, The Connecticut Review, The Literary Review, Osiris, Sulphur River Literary Review, and Verse. Her tenth collection of poetry was published in 2013.