Einar Økland

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Einar Økland
Portrait of Einar Økland
Einar Økland in 2011
Born (1940-01-17) 17 January 1940 (age 78)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Poet, playwright, essayist and children's writer

Einar Økland (born 17 January 1940) is a Norwegian poet, playwright, essayist and children's writer.

He was born in Sveio, and educated psychologist.[1]

He made his literary debut in 1963, with the poetry collection Ein gul dag.[2] He was awarded the Melsom Prize 1991 for Når ikkje anna er sagt,[2] and the Dobloug Prize in 2000.[2][3]



  1. ^ Rottem, Øystein. "Einar Økland". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c "Einar Økland" (in Norwegian). Samlaget. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Einar Økland". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 28 April 2015.