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Lise Lyng Falkenberg is a Danish author of mostly fiction and biographies. Since her debut in 1983 a dozen of her novels and biographies have been published in both Danish and English along with hundreds of short stories, poems, essays, articles and reviews.
Lise Lyng Falkenberg is a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and holds a second Ph.D. degree in Cultural Studies as well as a B.A. in Semiotics. She has worked for Odense University Library and University of Southern Denmark as a researcher and parallel to her academic career, she took on jobs as a model, graphic artist, musician, carny, journalist, scriptwriter, photographer and director of documentaries and rock videos. She is a descendant of Captain Conrad Wilhelm Ahlefeldt von Falkenberg who - according to German legends - is the Captain of the Flying Dutchman. The infamous army captain and delinquent, whose life has been object of a Danish novel, is her great-great-great-grandfather. Lise Lyng Falkenberg herself has appeared as a fictional character in a novel, namely "Dronning Margrethe von Donner und Blitz" published in 2003 by the Danish author, Soren Mosegaard.
In 2005 Lise Lyng Falkenberg decided to put her Danish writing career behind her in order to concentrate on English-speaking countries, both as a traditionally published author and an independent ebook author. Lise Lyng Falkenberg is an expert on Sir J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan and the official biographer of Don Powell, drummer of British rock band Slade.