Awards & Winners

Jan Kjærstad

Date of Birth 06-March-1953
Place of Birth Oslo
Nationality Norway
Also know as Jan Kjaerstad
Profession Writer, Author
Jan Kjærstad is a Norwegian author. Kjærstad is a theology graduate from MF Norwegian School of Theology and the University of Oslo. He has written a string of novels, short stories and essays and was editor of the literary magazine Vinduet. He has received a number of prizes, the most important being the Nordic Council Literature Prize, which he received for the perspectivist trilogy about the TV personality Jonas Wergeland. His books have been translated to English, French, German, Danish, Swedish, and Hungarian, among others.

Awards by Jan Kjærstad

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jan Kjærstad.


Nordic Council's Literature Prize
Honored for : The Discoverer

Nominations 2001 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Nordic Council's Literature Prize The Discoverer