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Gøhril Gabrielsen

Author, Norwegian
Gøhril Gabrielsen was born in 1961, grew up in Finnmark, the northernmost county in Norway, and currently lives in Oslo. Her debut novel, Unevnelige hendelser (Unspeakable events), won the Aschehoug First Book Award in 2006. Her second, Svimlende muligheter, ingen frykt, was published by Peirene Press in 2015 as The Looking-Glass Sisters. Ankomst, her latest novel and the winner of the 2017 Havmann Prize for the best book from the north of Norway, was also published in English by Peirene Press, winning a PEN Translates Prize in 2020.
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