Sigmund Løvåsen

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Sigmund Løvåsen
Born (1977-08-16) 16 August 1977 (age 42)
Trysil, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationNovelist and playwright
Awards

Sigmund Løvåsen (born 16 August 1977) is a Norwegian novelist and playwright.

Career[edit]

Løvåsen was born in Trysil. He made his literary début in 2003 with the novel Nyryddinga [no], for which he was awarded the Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris. In 2006 he published the novel Brakk [no], and in 2009 the novel Mamselle Iversen. His plays include Daga from 2004, Vente på fugl (2009) and Vid din sida (2011). He was awarded the Bjørnson Endowment [no] in 2010.[1]

He was leader of the Norwegian Authors' Union from 2012 to 2017.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huvenes, Fred; Karlsvik, Mette. "Sigmund Løvåsen". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  2. ^ Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Den norske Forfatterforening". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Anne Oterholm
Chair of the Norwegian Authors' Union
2012–2017
Succeeded by
Heidi Marie Kriznik