Rune Christiansen is a Norwegian poet and novelist. One of Norway’s most important literary writers, he is the author of more than 20 books of fiction, poetry and nonfiction. He has won many prestigious awards, including the 2014 Brage Prize for his bestselling novel, The Loneliness in Lydia Erneman’s Life. Fanny and the Mystery in the Grieving Forest, translated by Kari Dickson, was a finalist for the 2017 Brage Prize, and is his first book to appear in English. Christiansen is also a professor of creative writing. Rune lives just outside of Oslo, Norway. His appearance is supported by NORLA – Norwegian Literature Abroad.
Events Rune Christansen was involved in
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Award-winning Norwegian author Rune Christiansen is joined by journalist and debut author Ann Hui in a reading from their latest books.
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Authors Rune Christiansen, Horace Ho and Michael Crummey will discuss their latest works with moderator Ania Szado.