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Danish Authors Association’s Hans Christian Andersen Grant is a grant that is awarded by the Danish Writers Association in memory of and appreciation for the writer H. C. Andersen. Grant funding comes from the Ministry of Culture.
The grant is awarded primarily to writers and scientists, who by their activities related to H. C. Andersen, have made a significant effort in Danish literature.
Grants were created in 1955 to mark the 150th anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen’s birth.
 

Award winners

  • 2004 Finn Barlby
  • 2002 Lilian Broegger
  • 2001 Jørgen Skjerk
  • 2000 Thomas Winding
  • 1999 Aage Jørgensen
  • 1998 Louis Jensen
  • 1997 Johan de Mylius
  • 1996 John Miller Garden
  • 1995 Jytte Borberg
  • 1994 Ulla Ryum and Jorgen Bonde Jensen
  • 1993 Svend Otto S.
  • 1,992 Per Olov Enquist
  • 1991 Klaus P. Mortensen
  • 1990 Martha Christensen
  • 1989 Peter Zinkernagel
  • 1988 Klaus Rifbjerg
  • 1987 Dorrit Willumsen
  • 1986 Aage Henriksen
  • 1985 Ib Spang Olsen
  • 1984 Niels Birger Wamberg
  • 1983 Villy Sørensen
  • 1982 Thøger Birkeland
  • 1981 Sven Møller Kristensen
  • 1980 Kirsten Thorup
  • 1979 William Heinesen
  • 1978 Niels Oxenvad
  • 1977 Cecil Cooper
  • 1976 Poul Orum
  • 1975 Ditlevsen
  • 1974 Benny
  • 1973 Elias Bredsdorff
  • 1972 F. J. Billeskov Jansen
  • 1971 Karl Bjarnhof
  • 1970 Tom Kristensen
  • 1969 Lyngby Hans Jepsen
  • 1968 Erik Dal
  • 1967 Jacob Paludan
  • 1966 Aage Dons
  • 1965 Bo Grønbech
  • 1964 Peter Seeberg
  • 1963 Hilmar Wulff
  • 1962 Paul V. Rubow
  • 1961 Frank Hunter
  • 1960 Hans Christian Branner
  • 1959 Hans Brix
  • 1958 Helge Topsøe -Jensen
  • 1955 Karen Blixen