Who is Knut Ødegård?
Knut Ødegård is a Norwegian writer.
Born in Molde, Norway, Ødegård made his poetic debut in 1967. Since then he has published many volumes of poetry, two novels for young adults, two books about Iceland, a play, and several reinterpretations. His own works are translated into 27 languages, among these five separate collections in English.
He was the founder and president of the Bjørnson Festival, a Norwegian literature festival held in homage to Nobel laureate Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, for a decade. Ødegård is now the president of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson-Akademiet, The Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression.
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