Gunnhild Øyehaug

Longlist, 2018 National Book Awards

Gunnhild Øyehaug is an award-winning Norwegian poet, essayist, and fiction writer. Her novel Wait, Blink was made into the acclaimed film Women in Oversized Men’s Shirts.
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Wait, Blink: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life

Wait, Blink: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life by Gunnhild Øyehaug book cover
ISBN 9780374285890 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers

Translated by Kari Dickson In Wait, Blink we meet Sigrid, a rather timid young literature student, and witness her soul-consuming encounter with the author Kare, the movie director Linnea (who is going location hunting in Copenhagen), the performance artist Trine, and, last but not least, Viggo, also a literature student, who longs to belong to someone or something. More about this book >

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Gunnhild Øyehaug

Gunnhild Øyehaug is an award-winning Norwegian poet, essayist, and fiction writer. Her novel Wait, Blink was made into the acclaimed film Women in Oversized Men’s Shirts. She has also worked as a coeditor of the literary journals Vagant and Kraftsentrum. Øyehaug lives in Bergen, where she teaches creative writing.

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