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Norwegian writer and journalistwd:Q1398786
genre: novel, crime novel, short story, youth and children's literature
country of citizenship: Norway
language of expression: Norwegian, Nynorsk
occupation: writer, journalist, children's writer, poet
award received: Brage Award, The Norwegian Language Council's Språkpris, Riverton Prize, Nynorsk Literature Prize, Samlagsprisen, Sigmund Skard Fellowship
Frode Grytten (born 11 December 1960 in Bergen, but grew up in Odda is a Norwegian writer and journalist. He is the author of the Brage Prize-winning novel Bikubesong ('Song of the Beehive'), and other collections of short stories and poetry. His works have been translated into Swedish, Danish, Finnish, German, Dutch, French, English, Albanian, Croatian and Chinese.
Grytten is a native of the industrial town Odda, which often features in his work.
As a journalist he has mainly worked for Bergens Tidende, the local newspaper of Bergen, Norway. He is also writing for the Oslo-based national newspaper Dagbladet.
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