Ragnar Hovland

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Ragnar Hovland.

Ragnar Hovland (born 15 April 1952 in Bergen) is a Norwegian novelist, essayist, lyricist, and writer of children's books.

He was awarded the Brage Prize in 1992 for the children's book Ein motorsykkel i natta.[1] He received the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature in 2001, for the novel Ei vinterreise.



  1. ^ "Tidligere vinnere av Brageprisen" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
Preceded by
first recipient
Recipient of the Brage Prize for children and youth
Succeeded by
Torill Eide