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Helge Torvund

Helge Torvund was born in Hå, Norway. He is a psychologist, children’s writer, poet, essayist, and literary critic. In 1989, he won the Nynorsk Literature Prize and in 2016 was the recipient of the Herman Wildenvey Poetry Award.