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Mette Karlsvik

Mette Karlsvik’s literary debut was in 2005 with the novel The Window in the Dining Hall Overlooks the Fjord (Vindauga i matsalen vender mot fjorden) for which she was awarded the prestigious Tarjei Vesaas debutant prize. In 2012 she received the Booksellers grant, Stig Sæterbakken’s memorial award and Skien municipality’s artist grant. The novel Being Björk (Bli Björk, 2011) was nominated for the Brage Prize. Karlsvik’s writing is characterised by a unique world-view, with a perspective ranging in scope from microscopic sensations to global issues, often expressed through a single gesture or phrase.

Titles by Mette Karlsvik

Milk

Mette Karlsvik

2019
Darkroom

Mette Karlsvik

2017