Arild Nyquist

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Arild Nyquist
Born (1937-03-06)6 March 1937
Oslo, Norway
Died 21 December 2004(2004-12-21) (aged 67)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Novelist
Children's writer
Parent(s) Gerd Nyquist
Relatives Olav Mosebekk (father-in-law)

Arild Nyquist (6 March 1937 – 21 December 2004) was a Norwegian novelist, poet, writer of children's books and musician. He was born in Oslo, the son of Gerd Nyquist. His father-in-law was Olav Mosebekk.[1] He made his literary debut in 1963 with the novel Ringer i et sommervann.

Nyquist was awarded Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment in 1971.[2] He was nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 1994 for the self-biographic novel Ungdom.[3]


  1. ^ Rottem, Øystein. "Arild Nyquist". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Mads Wiel Nygaards Legat" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 17 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "Tidigare pristagare och nomineringar" (in Swedish). Retrieved 17 February 2009.