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Mette Karlsvik

Takes freedom of speech seriously

WEEKDAY: "We have to understand what power can be found in the literature," says festival director for LitFestBergen, Teresa Grøtan

"The Sami language is drowning"

SAMI: It is not only the Bergen International Literature Festival that is celebrated on 6 February. The day is also the Sami national day: sámi álbmotbeaivi. "Social structures make the Sami language drown", says author Sigbjørn Skåden, who participates in LitFestBergen

Found in translation

SAGA INHERITANCE: When Iceland was a guest country at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2011, it was again remembered that Icelanders are best at making up stories, not making money.

Exit Britannia

Heidi Sævareid: Life in the UK
The UK has opted out of the EU, but is still in Europe. Heidi Sævareid's crush on the UK has gone over. But they should be produced. What are you doing? She brings out the humor.

Hairpin swings and hives

Thor Sørheim: It falls so easily
Thor Sørheim is approaching rivers and the Trollstigen, small children and hollyhocks with a perception psychologist's open mind and senses.

Warning! Maternity!

Kristin Storrusten: maternity
Before we host parents for the first time – what do we know about parenting? About pregnancy, childbirth and maternity? What choice can we make? Mostly nothing.

Were we unimaginative and pretentious?

Terje Holtet Larsen: Attempt to move at the speed of darkness
All the short stories remind me, in their own ways, that we should all die. Holtet Larsen's language is a cultivated language, an advanced language, is a language for the sake of language.

Artificial fertilized art

Kva grew up desirous of Norway's largest industrial adventure, asks artists who exhibit in Grenland in May.

Monologue for a broken family

Pier Paolo Pasolini: The Poet of the Ashes Reproduced by Camilla Chams
The great filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini is regarded by many as an even greater poet. Now his poem is translating into Norwegian.