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Cecilie Løveid

Cecilie Løveid (b 1951, Norway) is an author and a teacher at the Academy of Creative Writing in Hordaland.

She lived in Copenhagen from 1999 to 2011, but is now resident in Bergen. Løveid is widely recognised for the richness of her writing, which encompasses several genres. She made her literary debut with the novel Most in 1972, and has since written fiction, poetry and drama.

Løveid is one of Norway’s most frequently performed playwrights, and is regarded as one of the great lyric poets in Norwegian literature. She has won the Ibsen prize three times as well as a number of other literary awards. Her latest book, Vandreutstillinger (2017), is a collection of poems about art and the life or work of artists. This won Løveid both the Norwegian Critics’ Prize and the Brage Prize.

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