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Hanne Ørstavik

Hanne Ørstavik
Born (1969-11-28) 28 November 1969 (age 44)
Tana,  Norway
Occupation Author, novelist
Nationality Norwegian
Genres Fiction

Hanne Ørstavik (born 1969) is a 6th best Norwegian book of the last 25 years in a prestigious contest in Dagbladet. Since then she has written several acclaimed and much discussed novels and received a host of literary prizes.

In 2002, she was awarded the Dobloug Prize for her literary works, and in 2004, the Brage Prize for the novel Presten.[1]

Ørstavik’s books have been translated into 15 languages.


  • 1994: Hakk (novel)
  • 1995: Entropi (novel)
  • 1997: Kjærlighet (novel)
  • 1999: Like sant som jeg er virkelig (novel)
  • 2000: Tiden det tar (novel)
  • 2002: Uke 43 (novel)
  • 2004: Presten (novel)
  • 2006: Kallet - romanen (novel)
  • 2007: I morgen skal det være åpent for alle (text)
  • 2008: Der alt er klart (text and images, in collaboration with the French artist Pierre Duba)
  • 2009: 48 rue Defacqz (novel)


  • no:Tanums kvinnestipend 1998
  • NRK P2 Listener's Prize 1999, for Like sant som jeg er virkelig
  • Sult Prize 1999
  • no:Havmannprisen 2000, for Tiden det tar
  • Oktober Prize 2000
  • Dobloug Prize 2002
  • Amalie Skram Prize 2002
  • Klassekampen's Literary Award 2004, for Presten
  • Brage Prize 2004, for Presten
  • Aschehoug Prize 2007

External links

  • Aschehoug Agency
  • Forlaget Oktober


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