Karin Moe

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Karin Moe
Born (1945-12-03) 3 December 1945 (age 73)
Skien, Norway
AwardsMads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment
Dobloug Prize

Karin Moe (born 3 December 1945) is a Norwegian writer and literary critic.

She made her literary debut in 1980 with the text collection Kjønnskrift. Other collections are 39 Fyk from 1983, and Sjanger from 1986. She published the experimental novels Blove 1. bok and Blove 2. bok in 1990 and 1993 respectively.[1] Moe was part of the poetic activist group "Stuntpoetene" during the 1980s, along with Jón Sveinbjørn Jónsson, Triztán Vindtorn, Arne Ruste, Thorvald Steen, Erling Kittelsen, Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen and others.[2]

She was awarded Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment in 1990.[3]


  1. ^ "Karin Moe". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  2. ^ Rottem, Øystein. "Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Mads Wiel Nygaards Legat" (in Norwegian). Forfatterportalen.no. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
Preceded by
Ketil Bjørnstad
Recipient of the Mads Wiel Nygaard's Endowment
1990 (together with Hermann Starheimsæter)
Succeeded by
Marit Tusvik