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Ida Lødemel Tvedt

Ida Lødemel Tvedt (b. 1987) is an essayist based in Oslo. In 2021 she received the Arne Hestenes Award for outstanding cultural journalism. She is currently working on her second book, due to be published in Norwegian in the Spring 2022. Lødemel Tvedt holds an MFA in nonfiction from Columbia University and an MA from The New School for Social Research. She has taught classes on the literary essay at Columbia and at The New School, and she has been a guest lecturer at numerous other institutions. Lødemel Tvedt’s work has appeared in many established news journals and magazines, including Guernica, Das Magazin, Vagant, Vinduet and N+1. . You can read the recently published piece: Heimat(t), here.

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March 2 2020

Drafts from the Mariana Trench by Ida Lødemel Tvedt is now sold to Kommode Verlag in Switzerland for publication in German translation.

The publisher, Annette Beger says:
“Ida Lødemel Tvedts Essays in Marianegropen are sensual, direct, courageous, witty, pictorial, energetic and highly sensitive. One gets the feeling of a story, like in a novel, even though the essays can also stand for themselves. Ida Lødemel Tvedt immediately captivated me with her unique perception and her ability to describe the “in-between” in a way in which I believe anyone can experience while reading this book.“ Congratulations dear Ida (Facebook) and Kommode Verlag!

is so far sold to Klim in Denmark and to Kommode Verlag in Switzerland.

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Titles by Ida Lødemel Tvedt

The Mariana Trench

Ida Lødemel Tvedt