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Tone Hødnebø (born 5 November 1962) is a Norwegian poet, translator and magazine editor.
Hødnebø made her literary début in 1989 with Larm. She was a co-editor of the magazine Vagant from 1990 to 1997.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. 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.
Hødnebø was awarded Sult-prisenin 2003, and the Dobloug Prize in 2005. She received Gyldendalprisen in 2018 (for 2017).
Hødnebø was born in Oslo in 1962,and is educated as philologist.
Marie Ragnhild Takvam was a Norwegian poet, novelist, writer of children's books, playwright and actress.
Aslaug Vaa was a Norwegian poet and playwright. Her works contain elements from local tradition and landscape mixed with international influence.
Astrid Tollefsen was a Norwegian poet. She was born in Horten. She made her literary debut with the poetry collection Portrett i speil (1947). She lived in a long-term relationship with the lyricist Gunvor Hofmo.
Øystein Rottem was a Norwegian philologist, literary historian and literary critic.
Tor Edvin Dahl is a Norwegian novelist, crime fiction writer, playwright, children's writer, non-fiction writer, translator, literary critic and journalist. He made his literary debut in 1968 with the short story collection En sommer tung av regn. His first novel was Den andre from 1972, and his literary breakthrough was the novel Guds tjener from 1973.
Humlehjertene is a novel published in 1980 by the Norwegian writer Ola Bauer. The narrator travels to Paris, falls in love with the Finnish girl "Marja", and ends up on the barricades with paving stones in his hands. As a former journalist Bauer had been in Paris during the May 1968 events. Bauer was awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment for his literary works in 1982.
Ola Viker (1897–1972) was a Norwegian novelist and lawyer.
Merete Wiger was a Norwegian novelist, author of short stories, children's writer and playwright. She made her literary debut in 1957 with the novel Så låste hun seg inn. Her novel - grensen from 1965 is written in the form of a diary of an imprisoned women who tries to explain why she murdered her husband, but it later turns out her husband is alive and the woman is actually locked up in a mental institution. Wiger was awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment in 1970.
Kjersti Scheen is a Norwegian journalist, illustrator, novelist, crime fiction writer and children's writer. She made her literary debut in 1976 with the children's book Fie og mørket. Her novel Teppefall from 1994 introduced a series of crime novels with ex actress "Margaret Moss" as the main character. Scheen was awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment in 1994.
Magli Elster was a Norwegian psychoanalyst, literary critic, poet and translator.
Karin Sveen is a Norwegian poet, novelist and essayist.
Anne Bøe is a Norwegian poet. She was born in Ålesund, and grew up partly in Tanzania. She graduated from the "writers' seminar" in Bø in 1982, where she had studied with Eldrid Lunden. She made her literary début in 1984 with the poetry collection Silkestein, for which she was awarded the Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris. Among her later poetry collections are Ildrose from 1989, Sinobersol snø from 1993, and Minimum from 2009. Her collection Frostdokumenter from 2012 was described as giving language to people whose voices we seldom hear.
Ketil Gjessing is a Norwegian poet. He made his literary début in 1962 with the collection Kransen om et møte. He was awarded the Gyldendal's Endowment in 1982.
Karin Moe is a Norwegian writer and literary critic.
Brit Bildøen is a Norwegian poet, novelist, essayist, children's writer and literary critic. She was born in Ålesund. She made her literary debut in 1991 with the poetry collection Bilde av menn. Her first novel, Eit anna eple, was published in 1992. In 1998 she was awarded the Nynorsk Literature Prize.
Ola Jonsmoen is a Norwegian educator, poet, novelist and children's writer.
Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen is a Norwegian architect, poet, playwright and children's writer. He made his literary debut in 1983 with the poetry collection Tidr. Other collections are Stråmann from 1990, Han som elsket verden from 1993, and I krig og kjærlighet er ennå mye ugjort from 1995. His children's books include God natt, lille abbor from 2006, and Lammet som ikke ville bli lår from 2011. He was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2013.
Hanne Bramness is a Norwegian poet and translator. She made her literary debut in 1983 with the poetry collection Korrespondanse. Other collections are I sin tid from 1986, Nattens kontinent from 1992, and Revolusjonselegier from 1996. She has translated English, Chinese and Japanese poetry into Norwegian language. She was awarded the Dobloug Prize in 2006.
Eugenia Kielland was a Norwegian poet, short story writer, essayist, biographer and literary critic.
Hanne Aga was a Norwegian poet. She was born in Røra. She made her literary debut in 1981 with the poetry collection Skjering med lys. Her next collections are Forsvar håpet from 1983 and Hard, klar rose from 1985. Bror Sorg from 1986 is a poetic novel which describes a love relation between sister and brother, where citations from psalms are included in the text. The poetry collection Presis Overalt (1988) contains short poems. Further collections are Utan bevis from 1991, Gå i skuggen/vent på vinden (1993), Solis (2000), Eit rom å falle inn i (2005), and Som om ein ny dag skal komme from 2008. In his treatment of Norwegian post-World War 2 literature, Øystein Rottem describes the principle narrative themes of Aga's writings as the relation between body and mind, and between perception and poetic language.
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