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Ene Mihkelson (21 October 1944 – 20 September 2017) was an Estonian writer. He was born in Tammeküla, Imavere Parish, Viljandi County.

Mihkelson has also published four novels, a selection of critical essays (Kirjanduse seletusi, or Explanations of Literature) and a collection of short stories (Surma sünnipäev, or The Birthday of Death). In 2001 she published the novel Ahasveeruse uni.

Mihkelson's works frequently include allusions to her childhood, spent in hiding, Estonian mythology, and Estonian history.

In 2006 she was awarded the Herder Prize and in 2010 the Baltic Assembly Prize for Literature.

Mihkelson died in Tartu, Estonia on 20 September 2017 at the age of 72.

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