Contest attracts young essayists from 90 nations
We received 550 essays in total!
Extended youth programme
Our youth programme will be extended in 2021
Welcome to the festival!
We are extending the festival by one day, so please add the dates 10-14 February 2021 to your diary.
New, good books from our advisory board
Three authors from our Norwegian artistic advisory board have published books this autumn
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Nominated for cultural event of the year award
LitFestBergen is nominated for the Bergen Awards 2020.
LitFestBergen in the media
A selection of press coverage from this years festival.
Opening speech 2020: the everyday
What is this “grey quiet day” that Olav H Hauge wrote about? Read festival director Teresa Grøtan's opening speech.
Listen to podcast
Miss out on something at this years festival? Look up LittPod.