Monday, 19 August 2013

The International Dublin IMPAC Literary Award Shortlist Nominee

This  sounds like an interesting reading. I'd like to read her book.

Kjersti A. Skomsvold will read from her work at the Central Library, Ilac Centre

On Friday 23rd August at 1pm

Admission is free, booking essential as places are limited.
Tel: Open Learning Centre at 01 873 4333

About the Author: Norwegian author Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold (born 3 December 1979 in Oslo) made her literary debut in 2009 with the novel Jo fortere jeg går, jo mindre er jeg (The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am). The book was nominated for the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize and won the Tarjei Vesaas' Debutant Prize (judged by The Literary Council of The Norwegian Authors´ Union). It was nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013. In 2012 Skomsvold published her second novel, Monstermenneske (Monsterhuman) which will be released in English in 2014 by Dalkey Archive Press.

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