Halldis Moren Vesaas Prize

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The Halldis Moren Vesaas Prize (Halldis Moren Vesaas-prisen)[1] is a Norwegian literary prize which is awarded annually to a Norwegian for lyric or other poetry which through the quality and magnitude of the work has established a significant voice in Norwegian poetry.

The prize was established by the publisher, Olaf Norlis Bokhandel upon Halldis Moren Vesaas death in 1995. The jury consists of a manager from Norlis, the literary director from another publisher and the current head of The Norwegian Writers' Center.

Winners of the Halldis Moren Vesaas Prize[edit]

Torild Wardenær received the prize i 1998.
Credit: Grethe Tvede (Aust-Agder bibliotek og kulturformidling, 2014)

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Halldis Moren Vesaas (1907—1995) was a Norwegian author, poet and translator.