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Confinement as a daily experience

Bjørn Dahl, "Lars", Eivind Riise Hauge, Annette Mattsson, Ida Lødemel Tvedt

A language of his own

Patrick Chamoiseau, Synneve Sundby

Closing performance: Throwing Voices

A genre-busting performance.

Critical Quartet: Festival special

Frode Helmich Pedersen, Ida Lødemel Tvedt, Hedley Twidle and Eirik Vassenden

Dreams from the war

Mazen Maarouf and Daniel Medin

Every day in a state of emergency

Nitasha Kaul and Salil Tripathi

CANCELLED My best decade

The event is cancelled

River and life

Esther Kinsky and Daniel Medin

What happened to mother?

Tiril Broch Aakre, Selma Lønning Aarø

A lyrical response

James Byrne, Jacob Silkstone

Around the world in 80 minutes (SOLD OUT)

Thorvald Steen, MiRee Abrahamsen, Susanne Christensen, Nazneen Khan-Østrem


Confusion about art and class

Jens M Johansson, Sandra Lillebø

Death, every day

Khaled Khalifa, Diana Darke

Everyday life after the violence

Njabulo Ndebele, Tonje Vold

How to translate the commonplace?

Laila Stien, Synneve Sundby, Grethe Fatima Syéd


Leonard Cohen: everyday life of the artist (SOLD OUT)

Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, Annlaug Børsheim, Rune Solberg, Kim Guldbrandsen and Inge Rypdal

Life is everywhere

Marie Darrieussecq, Margunn Vikingstad

Listening post: Arabic literature

Khaled Khalifa, Mazen Maarouf

Listening post: English literature from the whole world

Tishani Doshi, Mary Ruefle, Raja Shehadeh, Jonny Steinberg

Listening post: French literature

Patrick Chamoiseau, Marie Darrieussecq

Norway: a generational portrait (CHANGED)

Lars Saabye Christensen, Selma lønning Aarø

Open mike

Fredrik S Hagen, Khaled Khalifa

PEN postcard campaign: Opening

Salil Tripathi, Kjersti Løken Stavrum

PEN postcard campaign

Send a greeting to authors, journalists and bloggers who have been imprisoned or are being threatened and persecuted worldwide.

PEN postcard campaign

Send a greeting to authors, journalists and bloggers who have been imprisoned or are being threatened and persecuted worldwide.

Poetic activism

Koleka Putuma, Niillas Holmberg, Michael W Opara

Seed and dream

Bjørn Ousland

The accidental dancer

Tishani Doshi, Tora de Zwart Rørholt

The meaning of Mandela

Njabulo Ndebele, Jonny Steinberg, Koleka Putuma, Teresa Grøtan

This is also a refugee

Nhu Diep, Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, Eivind Riise Hauge

Who owns nature?

Sigbjørn Skåden, Bjørn Samset, Kjersti Sandvik.

Writing about life

Thorvald Steen, Berit Bareksten

Writing course: How can memories make literature? (SOLD OUT)

Kjersti Wold

A difficult reconciliation

Harald Gaski, Njabulo Ndebele, Kristin Skare Orgeret

Classic literature lecture: “She gather me, the pieces I am”

Kaja Schjerven Mollerin on Toni Morrison.

Coming home to your language

Risten Sokki, Sigbjørn Skåden, Harald Gaski

Government-certified memories

Maria Stepanova, Ingunn Lunde

Life at local level

Kjersti Bjørkmo, Jens Kihl, Trond-Viggo Torgersen

Listening post: Arabic literature

Khaled Khalifa, Mazen Maarouf

Man, woman and art

Susanne Christensen, Marie Darrieussecq, Kari Jegerstedt

Mary Ruefle: a head for poetry

Mary Ruefle, Ida Lødemel Tvedt

Night chat: Lars Saabye Christensen and Alf van der Hagen

Lars Saabye Christensen. Alf van der Hagen

Occupied life

Raja Shehadeh, Penny Johnson, Kjersti G Berg

Seminar: South African literature and literary criticism

Hedley Twidle, Tonje Vold

The short story as an everyday genre

Laila Stien, Frode Grytten, Marit Eikemo, Eivind Riise Hauge

Blood, sweat and writing

Gloria Gervitz, Mary Ruefle and Kari Jegerstedt