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Helge Torvund

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Nationality  Norwegian
Awards  Nynorsk Literature Prize
Books  Den monotone triumf, Salt
Role  Poet
Name  Helge Torvund

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Born  20 August 1951 (age 64) (1951-08-20) Ha, Norway
Occupation  Psychologist Poet Essayist Literary critic Children's writer
Relatives  Gunnar Torvund (brother)

Helge Torvund (born 20 August 1951) is a Norwegian psychologist, poet, essayist, literary critic and children's writer. He was born in Hå, and is brother of sculptor Gunnar Torvund.

He made his literary debut in 1977 with Hendene i byen. In 1989 he was awarded the Nynorsk Literature Prize for the poetry collection Den monotone triumf. He received the Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award in 2016. From 2015 he has been writing monthly in the newspaper Klassekampen. One of these articles has been translated and published by York Art Gallery as Carnal Light.

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Helge Torvund Wikipedia


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