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Fiction

Around the world in 80 minutes

Marta Breen Tomas Espedal, Hilde Kvalvaag,  Morten Traavik, Sigrun Slapgard

Echo from the bombs

Edurne Portela, Sigrun Slapgard

Norwegian grief

Aage Storm Borchgrevink, Brit Bildøen, Cecilie Løveid, Anne Gjelsvik.

PEN postcard campaign

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

The art of being different

Jan Grue, Nell Irvin Painter, Per Buvik

A cursed family

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Tomm Kristiansen.

Lillelørdag (Children’s Saturday): Hakk o ve - with Ragnar Aalbu

Ragnar Aalbu

Non-binding contracts

Ane Farsethås, Dubravka Ugrešić, Kari Jegerstedt.

PEN postcard campaign

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

Poetry captivating millions

Hissa Hilal, James E Montgomery.

Reading: Reply to a letter from Helga

Bergsveinn Birgisson, Ragnhild Gudbrandsen, Solrun Toft Iversen, Helge Jordal, Eivind Riise Hauge

Lillelørdag (Children’s Saturday): Snill

Dominika Minkacz Sira

Terrorism took our children

Helon Habila, Brit Bildøen, Aage Storm Borchgrevink.

The explorer

Carsten Jensen, Jan H. Landro

To write life (CANCELED)

Olaug Nilssen, Eivind Riise Hauge.

What is literary quality?

Ane FarsethåsJennifer Makumbi, Kari Marstein, Daniel Medin, Peter Nielsen, Eirik Vassenden.

The dancer and the poet

Mirte Bogaert, Erlend O. Nødtvedt

Listening Post: Guo, Makumbi and Ugrešić

Xiaolu Guo, Jennifer Makumbi, Dubravka Ugrešić

Nature and me

Linnea Axelsson, Astrid Hygen Meyer

New language, new identity

Xiaolu Guo, Peter Nielsen

Life-changing art

Rupert Thomson, Mona B. Riise

Brødet og eselet: Money and sorrows

Henrik Skotte, Gunnar Wærness

Poetical punk gala

Asieh Amini, Linnea Axelsson, Kristina Leganger Iversen, Camara Lundestad Joof, Cecilie Løveid, Kei Miller, Erlend O. Nødtvedt, Mansur Rajih, Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury AKA Tutul, Gunnar Wærness, Mirte Bogaert, Henning H. Bergsvåg

Evil in literature

Hakan Günday, Helon Habila, Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Gisle Selnes

Does imagination still exist?

Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, Gunnhild Øyehaug, Mona B Riise

Listening Post: Günday, Habila and Vásquez

Hakan Günday, Helon Habila, Juan Gabriel Vásquez

Night chat: Tomas Espedal and Alf van der Hagen (CHANGED)

Tomas Espedal, Alf van der Hagen

PEN postcard campaign

Asieh Amini, Mansur Rajih

Seminar on French literature and criticism

with Raphaëlle Leyris (Le Monde)

What does the fox say?

Dubravka Ugrešić, Daniel Medin.

 

What is a human being?

Jan Grue, Bjørn Vatne, Peter Nielsen

Listening Post: Carmona-Alvarez, Nilssen and Øyehaug (Changed)

Pedro Carmona-Alvarez, Eivind Riise Hauge, Gunnhild Øyehaug

Listening Post: Birgisson, Slapgard, Vatne

Bergsveinn Birgisson, Sigrun Slapgard, Bjørn Vatne

Translating sorrow

James E Montgomery, Daniel Medin

Listening Post: Ganieva, Queffélec and Thomson

Alisa Ganieva, Yann Queffélec, Rupert Thomson

Semi-final in Norwegian poetry slam championship

Heidi Marie Vestrheim, Doriansgrave

East versus west – which is best?

Frode Helmich Pedersen, Siss Vik, Trond-Viggo Torgersen

Memories of violence

Juan Gabriel Vásquez, Edurne Portela.

Premiers: three texts on identity

Linnea Axelsson, Hissa Hilal, Nell Irvin Painter.

The unbearable whiteness of being

Kei Miller, Angela Saini, Tonje Vold

Official opening of LitFestBergen

Hissa Hilal, Cecilie Løveid, Marte Mjøs Persen, Miss Tati