Agnes Ravatn

Agnes Ravatn

 Agnes-Ravatn.ashx Agnes Ravatn (b. 1983) is an author and columnist. She made her literary début with the novel Week 53 (Veke 53) in 2007. Since then she has written three critically acclaimed and award-winning essay collections: Standing still (Stillstand), 2011, Popular Reading (Folkelesnad), 2011, and Operation self-discipline (Operasjon sjøldisiplin), 2014. In these works Ravatn shows her unique, witty voice and sharp eye for human fallibility. Ravatn received the Norwegian radio channel radio NRK P2 Listener’s Novel Prize for this novel, a popular and important prize in Norway, in addition to The Youth’s Critic’s Prize for The Bird Tribunal, in addition to the Youth Critic’s Award. The Bird Tribunal was also made into a successful play, which premiered in Oslo in 2015.

Titles by Agnes Ravatn

 

Watch Agnes talk about The Bird Tribunal below