Tone Hødnebø

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Tone Hødnebø
Born (1962-11-05) 5 November 1962 (age 58)
Magazine editor
Awards Dobloug Prize (2005)

Tone Hødnebø (born 5 November 1962) is a Norwegian poet, translator and magazine editor.


Literary career

Hødnebø made her literary début in 1989 with Larm. She was a co-editor of the magazine Vagant from 1990 to 1997. [1] Literary historian Øystein Rottem compared her poetic style in her next collection, Mørkt kvadrat from 1994, with poets such as Rolf Jacobsen and Sigbjørn Obstfelder. [2] Later collections include Pendel (1997), Stormstigen (2002), Nedtegnelser (2007), and Nytte og utførte gjerninger (2016). She has also translated poetry by Emily Dickinson and Anne Carson into Norwegian language. [1]

Hødnebø was awarded Sult-prisen  [ no ] in 2003, and the Dobloug Prize in 2005. [1] She received Gyldendalprisen  [ no ] in 2018 (for 2017). [3]

Early and personal life

Hødnebø was born in Oslo in 1962, [1] and is educated as philologist. [2]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 "Tone Hødnebø". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
  2. 1 2 Rottem, Øystein (1998). "Fram mot tusenårsskiftet". Norges Litteraturhistorie. Etterkrigslitteraturen (in Norwegian). 3. Oslo: Cappelen. pp. 744–747. ISBN   82-02-16426-5.
  3. Mork, Geir. "Tale ved utdeling av Gyldendalprisen 15. februar 2018". (in Norwegian). Retrieved 20 September 2019.