Eilif Straume (2 October 1928 – 18 August 2012) was a Norwegian writer and critic.
He held the cand.philol. degree. He worked as a high school teacher in Eidsvoll and at Stavanger Cathedral School, but is best known from his time in the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. He was also a consultant for Fjernsynsteatret and a literary and theatre critic in the newspaper Aftenposten. He issued a poetry collection in 1997, and has been a prolific reader in audiobooks.
He was a member of the Norwegian Academy for Language and Literature, and sat on the committee that awards the Riksmål Society Literature Prize. He has also been a board member of the Norwegian Critics' Association.
- "80 år 2. oktober: Litteratur og teateranmelder Eilif Straume" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 16 September 2008.
- "Jubilanter". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 2 October 1998. p. 10.
- "Trønder sikret seg prisen fra Riksmålsforbundet" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 9 December 2004.
- "Eilif Straume er død". Aftenposten. 20 August 2012.
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