Bokvennen litterært magasin

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Bokvennen litterært magasin
Editor Gabriel Michael Vosgraff Moro (2010-present)
Former editors Jan M. Claussen (1989-2004)
Gunnar R. Totland og Elisabeth Skjervum Hole (2005-2009)
Categories Literature, Books, Fiction
Frequency 4 per year
Circulation 4500
Publisher Bokvennen Forlag
Year founded 1989
Country Norway
Language Norwegian
ISSN 0802-1953

Bokvennen litterært magasin is a Norwegian literary magazine, established in 1989 by Jan M. Claussen.[1] The magazine publishes articles, essays, poetry and short fiction from both Norwegian and international writers. Four paper editions are issued annually.[2] Bokvennen was in 2011 awarded the Magazine of the Year Award in Norway and also honored as the best cultural magazine in the Nordic countries at the Copenhagen book fair Bogforum.[3] The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation named Bokvennen Norway´s best literary magazine in 2010.[4] Many contemporary authors have been interviewed or presented in Bokvennen, among others Elfriede Jelinek, Dave Eggers, Mircea Cărtărescu, Benjamin Kunkel, Péter Nádas, Jean Echenoz, Michael Cera, Junot Díaz, J. M. Coetzee, Joyce Carol Oates, Miranda July, Nam Le, Alberto Manguel, Nadine Gordimer, Gary Snyder, Michael Chabon, Uwe Tellkamp, Sara Stridsberg, Linn Ullmann, Jon Fosse, Jo Nesbø, Johan Harstad and Karl Ove Knausgård. The editor-in-chief from 2010 to 2014 was literary critic Gabriel Vosgraff Moro. The editor-in-chief from 2015 is journalist and writer Alberte Bremberg. Editorial board: Lene Ask, Mari Nymoen Nilsen, Thea Marie Dolva, Tina Åmodt. Bokvennen is supported by the Cultural Council of Norway and the foundation Fritt Ord.

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  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Bokvennen litterært magasin". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. 
  2. ^ Gunnar Totland, ed. (2011). Bokvennen litterært magasin. Oslo: Bokvennen Forlag. Archived from the original on 1 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Magazine of the Year". Tidsskriftforeningen (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tidsskriftforeningen. 2011. Archived from the original on 21 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Norges beste litteraturtidsskrift". NRK] (in Norwegian). Oslo: NRK. 2010. 

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