Torun Lian

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Torun Lian
Born (1956-01-15) 15 January 1956 (age 61)
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Playwright
Film director
Novelist
Awards Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris
Nordic Children's Book Prize
Amanda Award
Ingmar Bergman Award

Torun Lian (born 15 January 1956) is a Norwegian playwright, film director and novelist. She made her literary début in 1988 with the collection Tre skuespill, for which she was awarded the Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris. In 1995 she was awarded with the Nordic Children's Book Prize.[1] Among her films are Bare skyer beveger stjernene from 1998, and Ikke naken, ikke kledt (engl. The Color of Milk) from 2000.[2]

Bibliography[edit]

The titles are in Norwegian:

  • Tre skuespill – play (1988)
  • Den som beveger seg langsomt beveger seg – play (1989)
  • Frida – ungdomsbok (1990)
  • Frida – med hjertet i hånden – youth novel (1991), collection of the Frida books published in 2000
  • Lengtere – play (1994)
  • Bare skyer beveger stjernene – youth novel (1994)
  • Ikke naken ikke kledt – youth novel (2000)
  • Adam den tredje i fjerde – children's book (2005)
  • Undrene i vår familie – novel (2008)

Prizes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordisk-skolebibliotekarforening.org
  2. ^ "Torun Lian". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 20 September 2010.