Humorous and existential

Meg Rosoff is one of the world’s best known young adult authors. More than one million copies of her first novel, How I Live Now, have been sold in 36 different countries.
In 2016 Rosoff was honoured with the world’s most important award for children’s literature, the ALMA award, giving her worldwide celebrity status in the field of literature for children and young people. Meet the American author in conversation with Heidi Sævareid.

When:Thursday 1. June at 09:30
Where:Lillehammer Bibliotek
Info:Age group 13-18 years
Info:Filmed by the Norwegian TV school
Info:The conversation will be in English


Meg Rosoff

Meg Rosoff (born 16 October 1956) is an American writer based in London, United Kingdom. She is best known for the novel How I Live Now (Puffin, 2004), which won the Guardian Prize, Printz Award, and Branford Boase Award and made the Whitbread Awards shortlist. Her second novel, Just in Case (Penguin, 2006) won the annual Carnegie Medal from the British librarians recognising the year’s best children’s book published in the U.K. iShe recieved the ALMA price in 2016 More >

Heidi Sævareid

Heidi Sævereid debuted in 2013 with her Young Adult novel Spranget, which was nominated for the Brageprisen and was awarded the Culture Department’s Debut Award. Her second novel, Slipp Hold, followed in 2015, and in 2016, Slagside – both of which were nominated for the Brageprisen.

“No one in this land writes better for young readers than Heidi Sævareid, right now. if she does not get a large, devoted and international audience soon, then we probably do not deserve her” – Marius Emanuelsen, Bokvennen More >

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