Niels Fredrik Dahl

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Niels Fredrik Dahl
Born (1957-05-11) 11 May 1957 (age 62)
EducationJournalist studies
OccupationPoet, novelist, short story writer, playwright
Spouse(s) Linn Ullmann

Niels Fredrik Dahl (born 11 May 1957) is a Norwegian novelist, poet and dramatist. He was awarded the Brage Prize in 2002 for the novel På vei til en venn. [1] He has also written scripts for TV series. Dahl is married to author and journalist Linn Ullmann. [2]


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  1. "Brageprisen. Prisvinnere 2002" (in Norwegian). 2002. Archived from the original on 27 October 2003. Retrieved 14 October 2008.
  2. Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Niels Fredrik Dahl". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 19 February 2018.