Tom Lotherington

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Tom Lotherington (born 15 June 1950) is a Norwegian poet, novelist, biographer and translator. He made his literary debut in 1972 with the poetry collection Hverdagsfantasier. He has written the novels Den tredje tjeneren (1985) and Kjødets gjerninger (1989), and biographies on the poets Herman Wildenvey and Harald Sverdrup. He was head of The Norwegian Writers' Center from 2001 to 2005.[1]

Lotherington received the Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment in 1995[2] and the Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award in 2010.[3][4]


  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Tom Lotherington". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Mads Wiel Nygaards Legat" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Wildenveyprisen 2012. 2012. Litteratur i Vestfold (June 6).
  4. ^ Wildenvey-pris til Tom Lotherington. 2010. Ostlands-Posten (April 26).
Preceded by
Per Qvale
Recipient of the Bastian Prize
Succeeded by