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The Norwegian Festival of Literature

May 27 – June 2, 2024

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Tickets and gift cards

It is now possible to purchase gift cards, festival passes, and tickets to the 2024 Festival! For the first time, you can buy gift cards in amounts corresponding with the festival’s events (180 kr/280 kr/380 kr). The perfect gift for the book lover of the family! Gift...

International stars coming to the 2024 festival!

International stars coming to the 2024 festival!

Elizabeth Strout (US), Adania Shibli (PS), Oliver Lovrenski, (NO), Kim Thúy (VN/CA), Amina Elmi (DK), Kjell Westö (FI), Mariana Enriquez (AR), Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir (IS), John Ajvide Lindqvist (SE), Constance Debré (FR), Tore Renberg (NO), Vigdis Hjorth (NO), Pedro...

This year’s Festival Artist is Johan Egerkrans

This year’s Festival Artist is Johan Egerkrans

Johan Egerkrans is a critically acclaimed Swedish illustrator and author. Drawing has always been important to him; he first picked up a pencil and started drawing at the age of two and hasn’t stopped since. He has worked as a professional illustrator and concept...

See the 2023 programme!

See the 2023 programme!

We will be visited by writers from 30 countries, from every corner of the world, who will discuss topics that concern us all – such are the thoughts of a delighted programme group consisting of artistic advisor, Yukiko Duke, Pegasus director, Anne-Thea Haavind, and...

Åsne Seierstad awarded the 2023 Bjørnson Prize

Åsne Seierstad awarded the 2023 Bjørnson Prize

The 2023 Bjørnsonprisen (Bjørnson Prize) has been awarded to the Norwegian author Åsne Seierstad for the power of her writing, and for bringing important social issues into the public arena. Åsne Seierstad has written a number of critically acclaimed books. The...

This Year’s Festival Artist is Nikolai Torgersen

This Year’s Festival Artist is Nikolai Torgersen

He has been compared to Bjarne Melgaard and Edvard Munch; people stand in line for hours when he has exhibitions. Now he has created a work of art that will adorn the Norwegian Festival of Literature's poster and program booklet for 2023. During the festival, he will...