| Mette Karlsvik|| Author|
Mette Karlsvik (born 28 November 1978) is a Norwegian author.
Karlsvik was raised in Frei, Nordmøre, and has an International Baccalaureate from the Red Cross Nordic United World College. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from the Glasgow School of Art, a B.A. in journalism from the University of Bergen, and a certificate from The Bergen Academy of Writing. She was awarded the 2005 Tarjei Vesaas' debutantpris for her first novel, Vindauga i matsalen vender mot fjorden, and the 2012 (and first ever) Stig Sæterbakkens Minnepris, the 2012 Bokhandlerstipendet and the 2012 Skardstipendet for her novel "Bli Björk". The novel was also nominated for the prestigious Brageprisen 2012. In 2009 Karlsvik published her first children's book, ''1–2–TRE'', with which she has been on several tours in schools, talking with children about climate change and literature. Her latest book, Ey/ Øy, is scheduled for publication in late November 2013. Karlsvik is a boardmember of The union of Norwegian authors.
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