Tove Nilsen

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The author Tove Nilsen

Tove Nilsen (born 25 October 1952) is a Norwegian novelist, children's writer and literary critic.

She made her literary debut in 1974 with the novel Aldri la dem kle deg forsvarsløst naken. Her adolescence novel from a dormitory town, Skyskraperengler (1982) was a bestseller.[1]

She was awarded the Riksmål Society Literature Prize in 1993. Her novel Øyets sult (1993) was nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize.[2]


  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Tove Nilsen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 March 2009. 
  2. ^ Lotherington, Tom (2003). "Tove Nilsen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 6. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 26 March 2009.