Tom Lotherington (born 15 June 1950) is a Norwegian poet, novelist, biographer and translator. He made his literary debut in 1972 with the poetry collection Hverdagsfantasier. He has written the novels Den tredje tjeneren (1985) and Kjødets gjerninger (1989), and biographies on the poets Herman Wildenvey and Harald Sverdrup. He was head of The Norwegian Writers' Center from 2001 to 2005.
Lotherington received the Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment in 1995and the Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award in 2010.
Øystein Wingaard Wolf is a Norwegian poet and author, living and working in Oslo. Since his debut in 1980 (Morderleken), he has published numerous books of poetry, as well as three music albums. He was awarded the Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment in 1986.
Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment is an annually awarded literary prize from the publishing house Aschehoug. The prize is a recognition of superior literary work. The publisher's editorial management makes the award based on their collective judgement of merit. Applications are not accepted.
Arild Nyquist was a Norwegian novelist, poet, writer of children's books and musician.
Kjell Heggelund was a Norwegian literary researcher, lecturer, editor, manager, poet, translator and literary critic.
Kari Bøge is a Norwegian poet, novelist, short story writer, children's writer and illustrator. She was born in Stockholm, a daughter of Max Harlow Bøge and Ida Detlefsen. She was first married to Rolf Wibe, and later to Arild Stubhaug.
Events in the year 1959 in Norway.
Events in the year 1971 in Norway.
Harald Ulrik Sverdrup was a Norwegian poet and children's writer. He received several literary prizes, including the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature, the Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment, the Dobloug Prize and the Riksmål Society Literature Prize.
Torild Wardenær is a Norwegian poet and playwright. She hails from Stavanger.
Gisken Wildenvey was a Norwegian novelist and author of short stories.
Odd Solumsmoen was a Norwegian novelist and literary critic.
Erling Kittelsen is a Norwegian poet, novelist, children's writer, playwright and translator. He made his literary debut in 1970 with the poetry collection Ville fugler. Kittelsen was part of the poetic action group "Stuntpoetene" during the 1980s, along with Jón Sveinbjørn Jónsson, Triztán Vindtorn, Arne Ruste, Thorvald Steen, Karin Moe, Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen and others.
Steinar Opstad is a Norwegian poet. He made his literary debut in 1996 with the poetry collection Tavler og bud, which earned him Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris.
Finn Strømsted was a Norwegian poet and graphical artist. He made his literary debut in 1956 with the poetry collection Angelicafløyten. Among his other collections are Bidevind from 1961, Susquehanna Blues from 1971, and En fugl har tent meg from 1995.
Helge Vatsend was a Norwegian poet and novelist.
Hermann Starheimsæter is a Norwegian poet and novelist.
Gene-Haavard Dalby is a Norwegian poet.
Tove Lie was a Norwegian poet.
The Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award is a Norwegian award. It is conferred every year on July 20, the birthday of the poet Herman Wildenvey, in an event held at Hergisheim. The award consists of NOK 15,000 and a bronze relief plaque designed by the sculptor Ørnulf Bast.
Hergisheim is a house in Stavern, Norway. It is classified as an artist's home because the novelist Gisken Wildenvey (1895–1985) and her husband the poet Herman Wildenvey (1885–1959) lived in the house from 1927 onward.
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